Whole wheat bread recipe wanted.

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by halo, Jun 6, 2008.

  1. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Im just having a ball with my bread machine, and havent bought a loaf since buying it. I now mix it in the machine and bake it in the oven. The loaves are really yummy, but Id like them just a bit moister. Does anyone have a good whole wheat recipe that you consider a little bit moist?

    Thanks.
     
  2. happyhen

    happyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a light whole wheat recipe from Beth Hensperger that my family enjoys. It make 2 pounds.


    1 1/3 cup buttermilk
    1 large egg
    2 1/2 TBSP vegetable oil
    3 1/4 cups bread flour
    3/4 cup whole wheat flour
    2 1/2 TBSP dark brown sugar
    2 tsp salt
    1 TBSP yeast

    Dough ball will be moist.
     
  3. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Thanks, Ill try that one. Can you make it with more whole wheat, do you think?
     
  4. happyhen

    happyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try this one, it has more whole wheat and is also very good. Makes 2 lbs.

    1 1/2 cups buttermilk
    3 TBSP vegetable oil
    2 1/2 TBSP dark brown sugar
    2 cups whole wheat flour
    2 cups white flour
    3 TBSP vital wheat gluten (I don't use it)
    2 tsp salt
    1 TBSP bread machine yeast (or 2 1/2 tsps SAF)
     
  5. SterlingAcres

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  6. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    Thanks for the recipes and I didn't even ask for them. The King Arthur one looks pretty good.

    On top of the brooder makes a good place for the dough to rise.
     
  7. debakadeb

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    Adding extra gluten will make your whole wheat bread less heavy. This is the recipe I use:

    1 c water
    2 1/2 wheat bread flour
    1 1/4 tsp dry milk
    1 tsp salt
    1 1/2 tbsp butter
    1 1/4 tbsp honey
    1 tbsp gluten
    2 tsp molassas
    2 tsp yeast

    It's recommended on wheat bread to knead it an extra time. My machine does this automatically when I set it on the wheat bread setting. If it doesn't, after it goes through the first knead cycle, reset the machine and start again.
     
  8. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    You know, I never even thought of setting the bread machine on whole wheat. How stupid can I be??

    Debakadeb, is that recipe for whole wheat bread, or just wheat bread? IVe started adding wheat gluten to every loaf I make, I think it really makes a difference.

    Great ideas; I love my bread machine!

    Thanks.
     
  9. dacjohns

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    My bread machine is old. I don't like it. Whole wheat bread always flops.

    It's only good for mixing.
     
  10. debakadeb

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    Quote:Halo, it is whole wheat bread. If you want to make a larger loaf, I also have those measurements. Just let me know.

    Deb
     

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