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100% Whole Wheat Bread


Easy to scale down to make one or two loaves. Shortening can be replaced by butter. You will love the aroma during the baking, it fills up the entire house with freshly baked bread smell.













Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


cup water
3 packages yeast, active dry
1 tablespoon sugar
8 cups milk
cup vegetable shortening
1 cup sugar
½ cup molasses
2 tablespoons salt
12 cups whole-wheat flour


Dissolve yeast in ⅔ cup water while your milk is cooling.

Dissolve 1 cup sugar in the hot milk. Stir all ingredients in large bowl, turn out and knead about 5 minutes, adding flour if needed.

Knead about 5 minutes.

Let rise until doubled in bulk, about 1½ to 2 hours.

Knead down and shape into 6 loaves, let rise until doubled in pans.

Bake at 375℉ (190℃) F for 40 minutes.

Turn out on wire rack and let cool to cold before slicing, if you can.

NOTE: Raisins and/or walnuts can be added for a change.

Also this bread freezes well.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 111g (3.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 2008% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 414mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 14%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 9% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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