Monday, June 20, 2011

Molasses Whole Wheat Bread

Happy Monday everyone. I hope that you had a wonderful weekend. I know that mine flew by. These weekends never seem to be long enough. Oh well. Here is some bread I made from one of the cook books I picked up on my adventures on Saturday.
Molasses Whole Wheat Bread from Old-Fashioned Bread RecipesMolasses Whole Wheat Bread2


  • 1 Package dry yeast

  • 1/4 cup warm water

  • 1/2 cup molasses

  • 1 - 1/2 cups skim milk, warm

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 6 cups whole wheat flour


  • Sprinkle yeast into the 1/4 cup of warm water to dissolve

  • Set aside

  • In a large bowl combine molasses, milk, melted butter, and salt

  • Mix until well blended

  • Stir in dissolved yeast

  • Add flour 1 cup at a time, beating well after each addition.

  • Until dough becomes stiff

  • Turn dough onto floured bread board.

  • Knead until smooth and elastic (8-10 minutes)

  • Place dough ball in greased bowl.

  • Cover with damp cloth

  • Set in warm place and allow to rise to double in size (1 hour)

  • Punch down

  • Knead for 2 to 3 minutes

  • Divided into two oval loaves

  • Place in greased 9x5-inch loaf pans

  • Brush tops with butter

  • Cover pans and set in a warm place until dough is double in size

  • Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 40 minutes

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  1. This look so good. I bet it would taste quite delish toasted with some fresh preserves. This is my first visit. I found you through Permanent Poesies, Tuesday's Tasty Tidbits.

  2. Yum! I'm going to pass this recipe on to the baker in the family and pray that he makes some soon!

  3. this sounds amazing...and delicious! thanks for sharing! visiting from tuesday's tasty tidbits, have a great week. :)


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