Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Honey Wheat Sandwich Bread

So many people are intimidated by yeast breads. But you should give it a shot! The ingredients are inexpensive, so what do you have to lose?

Honey Wheat Sandwich Bread
Adapted from Budget Bytes


2 1/4 tsp dry active yeast
1 1/4 cups warm water
3 tbsp honey
3 tbsp oil (canola, olive, grape seed, etc)
1/2 tbsp salt
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
2-3 cups all purpose flour

Combine the yeast, water, honey, salt, and oil. Let sit 10 minutes or until foamy

In a stand mixer bowl, combine the yeast mixture and the whole wheat flour.

Add the 2 cups of all purpose 1/2 cup at a time. Add additional flour in small amounts if needed. The dough should be soft but not too sticky.

Let machine knead 3 minutes

Cover and let sit 1 hour.

Remove from bowl and form into a loaf shape. Place in a sprayed loaf pan (8x4 or 9x5)


Let sit on the counter 1 hour and score the top with a serrated knife


Score with a serrated knife and cover with plastic wrap and put in the fridge to slow rise over night. Let sit on the counter while oven heats

Preheat oven to 400.

Cook about 30 minutes or until top is deep brown.

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