Thursday, December 13, 2012

Delicious Chunky Wheat Bread {RECIPE}

I thought I would quickly share the recipe I used for my homemade bread from yesterday's post.  I seriously LOVE this bread.  It is the perfect mix of crunchy goodness and soft chewy bread.  Oh, and spread honey on top...OH MY GOODNESS GOOD!

It is great with all wheat flour, or a combination of wheat flour and regular white flour.  However, I do use white wheat flour--I just think it is a lot less dense than regular wheat flour.

12 Grain Bread

5 c. very warm water
1/2 c. honey
Add the following ingredients, mixing one in at a time:
6 c. flour
3 T. yeast
3/4 c. gluten
2 c. 9 grain cracked cereal (or just cracked wheat)
2 T. salt
1/2 c. millet
1/2 c. Sunflower seeds
1/2 c. pumpkin seeds (or just use 1 c. sunflower seeds)
1/2 c. sesame seeds
2 T. lecithin (This can be replaced with oil)

At this point, add more flour a little at a time  (aprox. 6 more cups).  Once it gets too shaggy and sticky to use a spoon, start kneading. (if mixing by hand).  Knead about 200 times or about 10 minutes.  If using a bread mixer, knead about 4-5 minutes after the flour is mixed in and the dough tends to be one mass.  Cover and let rise for 1 hour.  Divide into loaf pans--makes 3-4 loafs.  Let rise again for 30 minutes.  Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.

***If some of those ingredients are new to you, they can be found in health food stores!
I hope you try it!  It is delicious!


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