Whole Wheat Bread

mary Armstrong


Recipe from Dorothy Hoffman.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 loaves
1 Hr 55 Min
45 Min


  • 2 pkg
  • 1 c
    water, warm
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 c
  • 3/4 c
    shortening (lard or oil)
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 4 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Whole Wheat Bread


  1. Soak yeast in warm water with sugar.
  2. Heat milk. While hot, pour over shortening, brown sugar, and whole wheat flour. Let stand until lukewarm.
  3. Add 2 beaten eggs, and 2 tsp. salt. Then the yeast mixture.
  4. Gradually add 8-10 cups white flour. Knead well. Let rise until double in bulk. Punch down and let rise again.
  5. Put into 4 well greased bread tins. Let rise until just above rim of pans.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Grease tops with butter while still hot.

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Course/Dish: Breads, Other Breads
Hashtag: #wheat

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