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Mom’s Bread-L

  • 6 c warm water
  • 1/3 c sugar or honey
  • 2 tbsp yeast
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 2 c wh wh flour
  • 1/2 c oil
  • 2 c warm milk or 3/4 c pdr milk+2 c warm water
  • 5 tsp salt
  • 1 c each wheat germ, ground flax, oats, sunflower seeds etc.
  • 4 c wh wh flour
  • 6 c unbleached flour, plus more

Heat house. Mix water through wh wh flour. Let sit 20-30 minutes. Add oil through sunflower seeds. Mix then add 4 cups whole wheat flour. Knead in 6 cups unbleached flour. Keep adding flour until it feels sticky but not too sticky – about three more cups. Let rise in a warm place for 1.5 hours. Punch down, cut into 4 or 5 lumps, shape into loaves and place in greased bread pans. Cover let rise 2.5 hours. Pre-heat oven to 400. Reduce heat to 325. Bake for forty minutes. Take out of pans and place on racks so bottoms don’t get soggy.

Comments

3 Responses to Mom’s Bread-L
1
Leanna says:

The order of the ingredients is wrong - water through yeast means water, ginger, honey, wh wh flour, yeast.

2008-10-13 13:46:27 -0700
2
Leanna says:

Order of ingredients has been corrected.

2009-06-29 22:11:23 -0700
3
Leanna says:

Don’t skimp on the salt - every grain is necessary.

2010-02-05 15:47:31 -0800