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 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


  • 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

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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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