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Simple Whole Wheat Bread


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  • 3 cups warm water (110 degrees)
  • 2 1/4 oz packages active dry yeast
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 5 cups bread flour
  • 3 tbl butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tbl salt
  • 3 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbl butter, melted



Step 1

1. In a large bowl, mix warm water, yeast, and 1/3 cup honey. Add 5 cups white bread flour, and stir to combine. Let set for 30 minutes, or until big and bubbly.

2. Mix in 3 tablespoons, melted butter, 1/3 cup honey, and salt. Stir in 2 cups whole wheat flour. Flour a flat surface and knead white whole wheat flour unitl not rwal sticky- jsut pulling away from the counter, but still sticky to touch. This may take an additional 2 to 4 cups of whole wheat flour. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to coat the surface of the dough. Cover with a dishtowel. Let rise in a warm place until doubled.

3. Punch down, and divide into 3 loaves. Place in a greased 9x5 inch loaf pans, and allow to rise until dough has topped the pans by one inch.

4. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes; do not overbake. Lightly brush the tops of the loaves with 2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine when done to prevent crust from getting hard. Cool Completely.


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