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Honey-Whole Wheat Bread

This honey wheat bread recipe bakes up two soft loaves of homemade bread. One for tonight, one for later.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Sue Bee® honey
  • 2 packages regular active dry yeast
  • 2 3/4 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 4 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  • In large bowl, dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water.
  • Add remaining warm water, Sue Bee® honey, butter, salt and 3 cups whole wheat flour. Mix together until well combined.
  • Stir in remaining whole wheat flour until well combined.
  • Add 2 1/2 cups of the all-purpose flour until dough pulls cleanly away from side of bowl.
  • Knead in remaining all-purpose flour and continue for 5 to 10 minutes or until dough is smooth and springy.
  • Grease large bowl with cooking spray. Place dough in bowl and cover. Let rise in warm place 30 to 45 minutes or until doubled in size.
  • Grease two loaf pans with cooking spray.
  • Divide bread dough in half and shape dough into loaves; place in pans.
  • Cover and let rise in warm place 30 to 45 minutes or until doubled in size.
  • Heat oven to 375 F.
  • Uncover dough and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350 F; bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when lightly tapped.
  • Remove bread loaves from pans and place on cooling rack.
  • Let cool completely, about 1 hour.
Categories: Breads Recipes
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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