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  All purpose flour 4 1⁄4 Cup (68 tbs) (4- 41/2)
  Cracked wheat 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 2
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In large mixer bowl combine 2 cups of the all-purpose flour, the cracked wheat, and yeast.
In saucepan heat water, milk, sugar, butter or margarine, and salt just till warm (115° to 120°) and butter is almost melted, stirring constantly.
Add to flour mixture in mixer bowl.
Beat at low speed of electric mixer for 1/2 minute, scraping bowl.
Beat 3 minutes at high speed.
Stir in whole wheat flour and as much remaining all-purpose flour as you can mix in using a spoon.
Turn out onto lightly floured surface.
Knead in enough remaining all-purpose flour to make a moderately stiff dough.
Continue kneading till smooth and elastic (8 to 10 minutes).
Shape into a ball.
Place in lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface.
Cover; let rise in warm place till double (45 to 60 minutes).
Punch down; turn out onto floured surface.
Divide in half.
Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
Shape each half into a loaf and place in greased 8x4x2-inch loaf pans.
Cover; let rise till double (30 to 45 minutes).
Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes.
If loaves brown too quickly, cover loosely with foil the last 10 minutes.
Remove from pans; cool.
Brush tops with melted butter, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3461 Calories from Fat 435

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.7%

Saturated Fat 26.8 g134.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 108.1 mg36%

Sodium 5906.9 mg246.1%

Total Carbohydrates 666 g222.1%

Dietary Fiber 58.1 g232.4%

Sugars 53.5 g

Protein 95 g190.9%

Vitamin A 25.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 32% Iron 186.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cracked Wheat Bread Recipe