Basic Whole Wheat Bread

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“This is a delicious basic bread recipe. We use this for our everyday sandwich bread. Prep time includes rising time.”
3hrs 40mins
2 loaves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Proof yeast by mixing with 1Tablespoon honey and 1/4 cup warm water in a glass measuring cup.
  2. Set aside and allow to stand until it bubbles up.
  3. 5-10 minutes.
  4. If using instant yeast, skip this step and mix yeast in with dry ingredients.
  5. In a large mixing bowl blend together water, salt, honey, oil and vitamin C powder.
  6. Add 3 cups of the flour and the yeast mixture.
  7. Mix thoroughly.
  8. Add in as much of the remaining flour as you can stir in.
  9. Then turn out onto a board and knead for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  10. Try not to add too much more than the 6 cups called for in the recipe.
  11. Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover and let rise until doubled in size.
  12. About 1-1/2 hours.
  13. Punch down, divide in half and shape into two loaves.
  14. Place in oiled pans, cover and let rise until doubled.
  15. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35 to 45 minutes until golden brown.
  16. Turn out of pans and let cool on a rack.
  17. Enjoy!
  18. You can also use 1/2 whole wheat flour and 1/2 unbleached flour if you prefer.

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