Harvest Bread Recipe

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Harvest Bread

georgi johnson


I got this recipe out of "the American Family Home Cookbook". I love making this bread for the holidays.

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1 1/2 c
1/3 c
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
light molasses
2 tsp
large shredded wheat biscuits (crumbled)
1/2 c
warm water
2 pkg
active dry yeast
2 c
whole wheat flour
1/4 c
wheat germ
2-3 c
all purpose flour


1Heat milk, stir in margarine, honey, molasses, salt, and shredded wheat biscuits. Cool to lukewarm.
2Measure warm water (105-115 degrees) into a large warm bowl. Sprinkle in yeast, stir until dissolved. Add lukewarm milk mixture and whole wheat flour, beat until smooth. Stir in wheat germand enough all purpose flour to make a stiff dough.
3Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface, knead until smooth and elastic about 8-10 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turn to grease top. Cover, let rise in a warm place until double in bulk about 1 hour.
4Punch dough down, divide in half. Shape each half of dough into smooth round ball. Press each ball slightly to flatten into 6 inches. Place on greased baking sheet.
5Cover, let rise again in a warm place till double in size. If desired gently brush with beaten egg.
6Bake on the lowest rack position at 400 degrees about 25-30 minutes, or until done. Cool on wire racks. makes 2 loaves. Serve with plenty of butter and honey.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American