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Whole Wheat Bread

 Whole Wheat Bread
I'm 12 years old and make this bread with my mother, who got the recipe from her mother. I usually make the dough, and my mom bakes it.
32 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 3 cups warm water (110° to 115°), divided
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 5 to 5-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 cups King Arthur Premium 100% Whole Wheat Flour

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in 3/4 cup warm water. Add the oil,
  • sugar, molasses, salt and remaining water. Combine flours; add 3
  • cups flour to mixture. Beat until smooth. Add enough remaining flour
  • to form a firm dough.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
  • 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in
  • half. Shape each portion into a loaf. Place in two greased 9-in. x
  • 5-in. loaf pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from

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Whole Wheat Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • pans to cool on wire racks. Yield: 2 loaves (16 slices).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 168 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 223 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.