Traditional Whole Wheat Bread Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
SpecialityMain Ingredient


 Whole wheat flour3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Toasted wheat germ1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Mashed potato flakes1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Nonfat dry milk powder1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Active dry yeast1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages Of 1/4 Ounce Each)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Vegetable oil3 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1097 Calories from Fat 182

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.4%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 162 mg

Sodium 1105.9 mg46.1%

Total Carbohydrates 187 g62.2%

Dietary Fiber 20.4 g81.5%

Sugars 17.7 g

Protein 45 g90.6%

Vitamin A 3.8% Vitamin C 2%

Calcium 24.5% Iron 69.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a mixing bowl, combine the first seven ingredients.
In a saucepan, heat water and oil to 120°-130°.
Add to dry ingredients; beat until blended.
Beat in eggs until smooth.
Stir in enough all-purpose flour to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 8-10 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
Punch dough down.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in half.
Shape into loaves.
Place in two greased 9-in x 5-in x 3-in loaf pans.
Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from pans to cool on wire racks.