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Walnut Sesame Seed Bread

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  Granulated sugar 15 Milliliter
  Warm water 300 Milliliter
  Active dry yeast 15 Milliliter
  Whole wheat flour 375 Milliliter
  All purpose flour 300 Milliliter
  Salt 5 Milliliter
  Walnut oil/Vegetable oil 25 Milliliter
  Chopped walnuts 250 Milliliter
  Egg white 1
  Sesame seeds 125 Milliliter

In bowl, dissolve sugar in 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the warm water; sprinkle in yeast and let stand for 10 minutes or until frothy.
Stir together whole wheat and all-purpose flours and salt; set aside.
In large bowl, combine remaining warm water with oil; stir in yeast mixture.
By hand or using mixer fitted with dough hook, gradually beat in flour mixture, adding just enough all-purpose flour to make soft dough that does not stick to your hands.
Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead for 10 minutes by hand or 5 minutes in mixer or until very smooth and elastic.
Place dough in lightly greased bowl, turning to grease all over.
Cover with plastic wrap; let rise in warm spot for 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Punch down dough; knead in walnuts.
Cut dough in half; roll out each half into oval about 14 X 16 inches (35 x 15 cm).
Roll up lengthwise to form 2 long loaves; pinch seams closed.
Brush lightly with egg white; roll in sesame seeds.
Place loaves on well-greased large baking sheet.
Cover loosely with greased plastic wrap; let rise in warm place for about 45 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Bake in 375CF (190°C) oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when tapped on bottoms.
Remove to rack and let cool.
Makes 2 loaves.
* Vacuum-packed or freshly shelled walnuts are recommended.
To toast walnuts, bake on baking sheet in 350°F (180°C) oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until fragrant.
Let cool completely.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 863 Calories from Fat 388

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g68%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 341.2 mg14.2%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32.1%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.5%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 26 g52.5%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.01%

Calcium 26.5% Iron 53.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Walnut Sesame Seed Bread Recipe