Friday, April 5, 2013

Basic Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Gloria here. :) So many of our recipes are based in the Basic Whole Wheat Bread Recipe, I thought I'd post it here so it is easier to find. 

1 1/2 cup warm water
1/3 cup oil ( I use extra virgin olive oil)
1/4 cup honey
1 beaten egg
2 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. gluten
5+ cups of fresh milled whole wheat flour (store bought is fine, too)
1 Tbsp. yeast

Add the ingredients in the order given to your bread machine. Set the bread machine on the dough cycle and let 'er go!

When the dough cycle is complete, spray 2 bread loaf pans with Pam or grease them with butter. Cut the dough in half and flop into the pans. Yep, I said flop! They will come out fine! 

Cover the pans and let rise until double, about an hour. 

Bake at 350 degrees (F) for about 29-30 minutes until golden brown. (Ovens vary.)

Remove immediately from pans and cool on a cooling rack. Bag when completely cooled. 

This recipe is adapted from the Sue Beckers recipe for Whole Wheat Bread, find her here.


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  2. Hi, Gloria

    Thank you so much for stopping by my blog yesterday (DIY180) I appreciate so much. Thank you for telling me about your friend. I just love her work. Awesome pieces she created. I am inspired by her to make something else. Thank you again. Have a great weekend.


  3. You're welcome! I really like your site. :)

  4. thanks for following. Love your blog and your recipes are great

    1. Hi Schulz family! We're happy to hear that you love our blog! It inspires us to keep posting recipes. ;) Thanks for the comment!

  5. When I saw Sue Becker's name I had to comment. I live about 30 minutes from the Bread Becker's business. I get most of my wheat, honey, and baking powder from them. It is were I got my grinder and bread machine also. I have gone to several of their classes. Small world!!!!

    1. Hey, that's great! Sometimes I can get supplies from them when we see them at homeschool conventions.

  6. Gloria- this looks great! There's nothing better than homemade bread!

    I've nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award!

    You can check it out at
    You guys rock!
    Ashley Rane Sparks

    1. Ashley, thank you so much for awarding us! We so appreciate it! :) We love your blog too! :D


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