How to bake your own bread

October 5, 2009 4:29:43 PM PDT
Learn how to bake your own bread. It's not as difficult as you may think!

Whole wheat bread


  • 1 Qt. Scalded Milk
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 4 tsp. Salt
  • 10 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • ¼ Lb. Butter
  • 2 Yeast Cakes (i yeast cake is equal to 1 Pkg. dry yeast.)
  • 1 Cup Honey
  • 1 Cup Wheat Germ
  1. Scald milk (bring almost to a boil). Let it cool.

  2. Dissolve yeast into ½ cup into luke warm water. Then add to cooled milk.

  3. Add honey butter, salt, beaten eggs, wheat germ, and 5 cups whole wheat flour. Beat it for 5 min.

  4. Slowly add 5 more Cups of whole wheat flour one at a time until it becomes easy to handle and dough like. Kneed for 5 minutes and then put into a greased bowl. Place it in warm place to rise until doubled in size.

  5. Punch down - kneed for 2 min. Let rise again until doubled. Punch down and cut into 4 equal sections.

  6. Kneed each section for 5 min. and put into greased and floured loaf pan. Let rise until it is about doubled in size.

  7. Bake at 325 for 45 min. (check after about 35 min.)

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