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Baked Health Bread

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Ingredients
  Unbleached all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Toasted wheat germ 1 Tablespoon
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages)
  Rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Regular Or Quick Cooking)
  Whole bran cereal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Low fat cottage cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiling water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Unbleached all purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs) (Additional)
Directions

Stir together 2 cups flour, whole-wheat flour, wheat germ, and yeast in large mixing bowl.
Set aside.
In separate bowl combine rolled oats, bran cereal, raisins, cottage cheese, oil, salt, and honey.
Cover with boiling water; stir until thoroughly mixed.
Cool to lukewarm.
Add to dry ingredients in mixer bowl.
Beat 1/2 minute at lowest speed of electric mixer; scrape bowl constantly.
Beat 3 minutes at highest speed.
Stir in about 4 1/2 cups flour by hand, until mixture forms moderately stiff dough.
Turn onto floured board.
Knead until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes.
Place in greased bowl; turn once to grease surface.
Cover with dampened towel; let rise until double in bulk, about 1 hour.
Punch down dough; divide into thirds.
Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
Shape into 3 loaves.
Place in 3 greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pans.
Brush tops lightly with vegetable oil.
Cover; let rise until double, about 35 to 45 minutes.
Bake in 375°F oven 35 to 40 minutes, until golden brown.
Remove bread from pans; let cool on rack.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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