Basic Whole Wheat Bread

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Made From 100% Fresh Ground Whole Wheat

Ingredients:
  • 6 cups Warm Water
  • 2/3 cup Canola Oil
  • 2/3 cup Honey (or 2/3 cup Sugar)
  • 3 TBL Instant Yeast
  • 3 TBL Dough Enhancer
  • 2 TBLSalt
  • 2 Cups High Gluten Flour (or 2 TBL Vital Wheat Gluten)
  • 10 - 12 cups Whole Wheat Flour

 

Step 1: Using the WonderMill
grain
Using your WonderMill grind 6-8 cups of wheat (we recommend hard white). This will yield 10-12 cups of flour.
Step 2: Mix Ingredients
water
Mix water, oil, honey, yeast, salt, dough enhancer, and high gluten flour on low speed.
Step 3: Add Flour
wheat-flour
Add whole wheat flour until dough cleans the sides of the bowl and comes up from the bottom. Do not add more flour at this point. The dough should be very sticky.
Step 4: Knead
dough
Knead on speed 1 for 8 minutes or until the gluten has been developed.
Step 5: Place the Dough on the Counter
counter
Slightly oil hands and counter and turn dough out onto counter. Divide dough into loaves.
Step 6: Shape Your Loaves
shape
Shape loaves and place in well-greased or sprayed pans. Cover and let rise until doubled.
Step 7: Bake
bake
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until inside temperature is 180 degrees (use Instant Read Thermometer).
Step 8: Eat
slice
For best results allow your wheat bread to cool for about 45 minutes before cutting.

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