Grandpa b's whole wheat bread

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1⅓ cup Warm water
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
1½ cup All-purpose flour
¾ cup Whole wheat flour
½ cup Oatmeal
2 tablespoons Cracked wheat
¼ cup Dry milk
1¼ teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Dark molasses
2 tablespoons Sugar
1½ teaspoon Active dry yeast

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 4 ½ x 2 ½ inch bread pan. Cover and let rise until doubled. Bake in 350 degree oven for 45-50 minutes.

* This recipe works very well in automatic breadmakers. Follow the directions for your particular machine.

Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee Representing Colorado Wheat Farmers

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