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Quick Whole Wheat Bread

whole wheat bread


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour

    slice of bread

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour (plus about 1/2 cup for kneading)
  • 3 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar


  • In a large bowl, add flours and salt. Mix.
  • In a small bowl/jug, add hot water, yeast, sugar and most of theoil. Stir. (It should bubble)
  • Add liquid to large bowl and mix until all flour is combined with liquid to make a sticky dough.
  • Move dough to floured surface and knead about 5 mins.
  • Return dough to the large bowl and cover with a cloth.
  • Wait 2 hours. (Dough should have doubled)
  • Return to floured surface and split into 2 .
  • Form into loaf shape and place in loaf pans, smooth side up. Cover with cloth.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Bake 10 mins in middle of oven.
  • Reduce to 325°F for 17 mins
  • Remove loaves to wire rack.
  • Wipe tops with oil.