Sunday, March 13, 2011

Super Easy Whole Wheat Bread

I absolutely love homeade bread, but I don't do long complicated recipes. This one is the easiest I have ever seen, and it tastes great.

Whole Wheat Bread

6 cups warm water
1/3 cup vital wheat gluten
1/3 cup oil
1/3 cup honey
4 tsp salt
2 Tbsp yeast
around 8-10 cups whole wheat flour

If you have a standing mixer like a Bosch or Kitchenaid, pour in the warm water. Add the yeast next. Continue with gluten, oil, honey, and salt. Add flour until it doesn't stick on the bowl. Continue on medium speed for 7 minutes. (You can also knead by hand if you do not have a mixer)

Let rise for 30 minutes (I just put it in my oven at 170 degrees), then turn the heat up to 350 degrees and cook for 30 minutes more.

That's it! I typically put in a cup or two of white flour as well as whole wheat, but I've done it both ways. This is very moist and definitely not a "glorified hard rock" as some loaves do. I prefer white wheat flour to hard red wheat as it has a lighter texture.


  1. I'm totally going to make this bread ...I was just wishing I had an easy recipe :)

  2. I think this is the bread you gave us! It was so good. Thanks for sharing some.