Whole Wheat Bread
Recipe from Dorothy Hoffman.
shortening (lard or oil)
brown sugar, firmly packed
Soak yeast in warm water with sugar.
Heat milk. While hot, pour over shortening, brown sugar, and whole wheat flour. Let stand until lukewarm.
Add 2 beaten eggs, and 2 tsp. salt. Then the yeast mixture.
Gradually add 8-10 cups white flour. Knead well. Let rise until double in bulk. Punch down and let rise again.
Put into 4 well greased bread tins. Let rise until just above rim of pans.
Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Grease tops with butter while still hot.