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


1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2combine crumbled shredded wheat with the boiling water, sugar, and butter, give it a quick stir and let sit, cool until only lukewarm
3add in the yeast and stir until dissolved.
4Blend in the salt and the flour, then transfer to a oiled bowl, cover and let sit until doubled,(about 40 minutes)
5Punch 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
6shape dough into a loaf and and place in buttered bread pan, cover and let rise again until doubled,
7Bake in preheated oven about 30-40 minutes or until hollow sounding when tapped and top is golden, ( about 30 minutes in my oven)
8You 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

About Shredded Wheat Bread

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