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Homemade Wheat Sandwich Bread

Author Katie Clark

Ingredients

  • 2.5 cups steaming hot water
  • 2.5 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 2/3 cup wheat gluten
  • 1.25 tablespoons instant yeast
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup multigrain mixture I used 12 grain mix from bulkfoods.com. Be sure to let the grains soak for about 30 minutes in water.
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1.25 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2.5 cups of flour white or wheat, or mixture

Instructions

  • Put hot water into mixer.
  • Add 2.5 cups whole wheat flour, 1 cup white flour, the wheat gluten, and yeast.
  • Mix using a paddle on low speed for about two minutes, then cover and let set for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove paddle and use a dough hook on your mixer instead.
  • Mix in salt, oil, brown sugar, and multigrain mixture.
  • Then add honey and lemon juice and mix on low speed for about a minute.
  • Add one 1/2 cup of flour at a time, until dough is smooth and not overly sticky
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees for a couple of minutes, and then turn off.
  • Grease two bread pans, and then divide the dough equally into each. Press the dough into the corners to make sure everything is even.
  • Making the oven is turned off, place into the oven for about 30 minutes, or until the dough has risen to the top of the pan.
  • Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes. Cool on wire racks.