Cracked Wheat Bread

Cracked Wheat Bread

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Leanne D.


This is a wonderful easy bread to make.Just remember to soak the cracked wheat the day before mailing the bread.


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    1 c cracked wheat
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    1 c cold water
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    1 c milk
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    1 tablespoon salt
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    1 tablespoon shortening
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    1/4 c molasses
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    2 pkgs yeast
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    1/2 c warm water
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    6-7 c all-purpose flour

How to Make Cracked Wheat Bread


  1. Soak cracked wheat in cold water overnight
    Scald mild ;add salt,shortening and molasses;cool to lukewarm
    Add to cracked wheat
    Dissolve yeast in 1/2 c warm water
    Add to cracked wheat mixture
    Begin adding flour to make a stiff but plyable dough.
    Let rise until double in bulk
    Divide dough into 2 loaf pans.
    Let rise until double in size.
    Bake in a hot oven 375 deg.for 10 mins.Turn temperature down to 350 deg.bake 25 mins.Turn out on cooling rack to cool completely.

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About Cracked Wheat Bread

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American

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