Shredded Wheat Bread

Gail Herbest


Making bread is one of my favorite things to do, I found this in an old bread cook book I have. It makes one big loaf of bread, you can make 2 smaller loaves if you prefer. This has a really nice texture and flavor.


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2 Hr
35 Min


  • 2 large
    shredded wheat biscuits, or 1 cup of grape-nuts
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1/4 c
    ganulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 c
    flour, all purpose flour plus 1/2-1 cup more when kneading dough

How to Make Shredded Wheat Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. combine crumbled shredded wheat with the boiling water, sugar, and butter, give it a quick stir and let sit, cool until only lukewarm
  3. add in the yeast and stir until dissolved.
  4. Blend in the salt and the flour, then transfer to a oiled bowl, cover and let sit until doubled,(about 40 minutes)
  5. Punch dough down and on a bread board knead the dough adding more flour if necessary to make a firm dough that can be easily shaped
  6. shape dough into a loaf and and place in buttered bread pan, cover and let rise again until doubled,
  7. Bake in preheated oven about 30-40 minutes or until hollow sounding when tapped and top is golden, ( about 30 minutes in my oven)
  8. You can use 1 cup of Grape-nuts instead of shredded wheat I have only made this recipe with the shredded wheat. If you prefer you can shape dough in to rolls, and bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes

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About Shredded Wheat Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #yeast, #shredded, #wheat

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