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Best honey whole-wheat bread

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2-inch slice
Calories 90

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 1 g
Saturated fat 0.2 g
Total fat 2 g
Sodium 104 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 2 g
Protein 3 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Making good bread takes practice, so keep trying. Be sure to knead it long enough. This bread is great right out of the oven.

Ingredients

(Each loaf serves 17)
  • 1 cup dry rolled oats
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup soy flour
  • 3/4 cup ground flaxseed or flaxseed meal
  • 3 tablespoons flaxseed
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 4 1/4 tablespoons yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • About 5 cups unbleached white flour

Directions

In microwave-safe bowl, microwave dry rolled oats mixed with water to about 120 F to 130 F. In mixer bowl of a heavy stand mixer with dough hook, combine whole-wheat flour, soy flour, ground flaxseed or flaxseed meal, seeds, yeast, and salt. Stir to mix.

Add applesauce, honey and oil. Mix by hand. Add the hot rolled oats mixture. Mix by hand.

When blended, start mixing with dough hook of mixer and continue for about 3 minutes. Slowly add white flour until dough comes away from sides of bowl and becomes smooth and elastic.

Cover dough in bowl and place in a warm spot. Let rise until about double in size, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Punch dough down. Turn onto countertop. Divide evenly into 4 pieces. Shape into 4 loaves. Place in 2 1/2-by-4 1/2-by-8 1/2-inch loaf pans that have been generously sprayed with cooking spray.

Cover and place in a warm spot. Allow to rise until nearly double in size, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Bake at 350 F for 25 minutes, or until tops of loaves are golden. Remove from pans and cool on rack. Cut into half-inch-wide slices.

Last Updated: June 4th, 2015