Wholesome Wheat Bread
|Active dry yeast||1⁄2 Ounce (Two 1/4 Ounce Each Packages)|
|Warm water||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs) (110Â° To 115Â°)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), softened|
|Honey||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Instant nonfat dry milk powder||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Whole wheat flour||4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water.
Add sugar, butter, honey, milk powder, salt and whole wheat flour; beat until smooth.
Add enough all-purpose flour to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured board; knead until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
Shape dough into traditional loaves or divide into fourths and roll each portion into a 15-in.rope.
Twist two ropes together.
Place in greased 9-in.x 5-in.x 3-in.loaf pans.
Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes.
Remove from pans to cool on wire racks.