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A Good Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

whole wheat breadEverytime I go to visit my daughter I look forward to eating her good homemade whole wheat bread.  She makes it from scratch, starting with whole wheat and grinding it herself. This is my daughter’s favorite bread recipe.  It is simple and uses few ingredients so that it is a good recipe to use when living on your food storage, plus the bread is delicious.

You should have everything to make this bread in your storage.  In a pinch, you could substitute sugar for honey.  Yeast can be replaced by Old Ways to Leaven Bread, see making wild yeast.  If you are not used to eating whole wheat bread, you can start out by using 1/2 unrefined white flour to help you to get used to eating real bread.…

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Whole Wheat Bread

Makes one loaf

2 teaspoons yeast
1 cup water
3 cup wheat flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons applesauce or shortening
1/4 cup sugar or honey, if you use honey, you may want to reduce the amount depending on your sweet tooth.

Instructions: Warm 1/4 cup of water, stir in the yeast and set aside.

Mix 2 cups of the flour, the melted shortening or applesauce, sugar, salt and the rest of the water in a large bowl.

Add the rest of the flour a little at a time, kneading until smooth and elastic. Cover the bread and let it rise until it doubles in size.…

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