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Country Whole Wheat Bread


Country Whole Wheat Bread













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium


cup butter
¾ cup milk
1 cup wheat germ
1 ½ cups beer
2 envelopes yeast, active dry
fast acting
2 tablespoons honey
cup molasses
6 cups whole-wheat flour


Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃).

Warm butter and milk over low heat.

Add wheat germ to milk mixture.


Gradually hear beer until just below the boiling point.

Add yeast to beer. After it foams (about 8 to 12 minutes), add milk mixture.

Stir honey, molasses, and whole wheat flour into liquids.

Mix well.

If dough is too sticky, add more flour.

Knead on a lightly floured surface until dough is smooth.

Place dough in a greased bowl.

Roll dough to coat surface.

Cover with a floured towel.

Allow to rise in a warm area until double in volume.

Turn dough onto lightly floured pastry board and knead for 2 to 4 minutes.

Divide into 2 equal parts and place in 2 well greased loaf pans, 8½ x 4½ inches.

Makes 2 loaves.

Cover again and allow to double.

Bake for 1 hour. Cool on racks.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 45g (1.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 34420% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 52mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 20%
Dietary Fiber 9g 35%
Sugars g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 20%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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