Soft Wheat Bread

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Gail Herbest

By
@Gaillee

A really nice light wheat bread, great flavor. If you prefer to make only one loaf just cut the ingredients in half. YUM!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2 large loaves
Prep:
1 Hr 40 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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2 c
warm water (110-115 degrees)
2 Tbsp
whole milk
4 Tbsp
oil, ( i use canola)
4 Tbsp
honey
4 Tbsp
brown sugar
2 tsp
salt
3 c
whole wheat flour ( i use white whole wheat)
3 c
all purpose flour
5 tsp
instant active dry yeast (see note below)
8 tsp
vital wheat gluten (optional)

How to Make Soft Wheat Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1combine the first 6 ingredients in a large bowl; stir and set aside
  • 2in another large bowl, add the flours and mix until will combined
  • 3Add the flour mixture to the yeast mixture stir and turn out onto a lightly floured bread, dough is slightly sticky so you may have to dust occasionally with extra flour ( I use about 1/2 cup)
  • 4Knead until dough is smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes. Place dough into a well greased bowl turn once to grease the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 40-60 minutes or until doubled.
  • 5Punch dough down, turn onto lightly floured board and knead lightly for about two minutes until smooth, then form into loaves. place into greased loaf pans cover , let rise until almost doubled in size about 40 minutes.
  • 6Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven. I place a piece of aluminum foil over the top the after 20 minutes to prevent over browning, don't cover tightly just lay it on top Bake 30-35 minutes.
  • 7**** You can use regular yeast, I have not use it for this recipe but if I did I would proof the yeast in the warm water for 5-10 minutes then add the rest of the wet ingredients. You do not proof the instant yeast. also the vital wheat gluten is just something I use on occasion and it is totally optional, I think it makes a lighter loaf. You can also use regular wheat flour but I think the white wheat makes a lighter loaf. I have found that most wheat breads I make with regular wheat flour are somewhat tough in texture.

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About Soft Wheat Bread

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




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