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Whole Wheat Walnut Bread

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Lukewarm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Scalded milk 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooled
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat flour 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Whole walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sprinkle yeast on water in a large mixing bowl and stir until yeast is dissolved.
Add milk, butter, honey, salt, and 1 cup flour.
Stir thoroughly until well blended.
Stir in 3 more cups of flour, one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition.
Add the fifth cup of flour, beating until mixture is stiff.
Sprinkle a board with the last cup of flour and knead dough with floured hands until dough is smooth (about 10 minutes).
Don't underknead.
Place dough in a well-buttered bowl, turn once, cover, and let rise in a warm place (85°) until two fingers inserted in dough leave an indentation.
Punch down, work in the walnuts.
Shape into two round loaves and let rise until doubled in bulk on a well-greased baking sheet (for about 1 hour).
Bake in a 375° oven for about 45 minutes or until done.
Let cool on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Interest: 
Healthy

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