Whole Wheat Bread (Grandpa B's)
My grandfather's whole wheat bread with oatmeal and cracked wheat for a bit more wholesome texture.
cracked wheat (bulgur)
milk, skim, (non fat) powder
yeast, active dry
In a large bowl, thoroughly mix the whole wheat flour, oatmeal, cracked wheat, dry milk, salt, sugar, and undissolved yeast.
Combine warm water, vegetable oil and molasses and add to dry ingredients.
Beat two minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally.
Add all-purpose flour ¼ cup at a time to make a soft dough.
Turn dough out on lightly floured pastry cloth or board.
Knead until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes.
Place dough in greased bowl, turning to grease top.
Cover; let rise in warm place until doubled in bulk, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Punch down and let rise again until double.
Punch down and let rest for 5 minutes.
Shape into loaf and place in greased 8½ x 8½ x 8½ inch bread pan.
Cover and let rise until doubled.
Bake in 350℉ (180℃) F oven for 45 to 50 minutes.