Baked Health Bread
|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|
|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)|
Stir together 2 cups flour, whole-wheat flour, wheat germ, and yeast in large mixing bowl.
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.