Mmm...the smell of fresh baked bread. There’s nothing better...except, of course, actually enjoying fresh baked bread! This Honey Wheat Bread recipe makes a loaf with just a touch of sweetness, perfect for French toast, jam spreads, sharp cheeses, or turkey sandwiches. Whether you need a slice to mop up Thanksgiving gravy or just want a bite of buttered toast, Honey Wheat Bread is versatile and hearty as only homemade can be!
Ingredients• 2 cups warm water, 110 degrees F • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast • 1/3 cup honey • 2 cups whole wheat flour • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/3 cup vegetable oil • 5 cups all-purpose flour
Dissolve the yeast into the warm water.
Then add in the honey, and mix well.
Add in the whole wheat flour, salt, and vegetable oil. Gradually mix in the all-purpose flour.
Move the dough out onto a floured surface and knead for at least 10-15 minutes.
When the dough is smooth and elastic, place it into a well oiled bowl.
Move the dough several times in the bowl to cover the surface of the dough, and then cover it with a damp cloth.
Allow it to rise in a warm place until it is doubled in bulk, around 45 minutes.
Punch the dough to collapse it.
Shape it into the two loaves, and then place the loaves into two well-greased 9 by 5 inch pans.
Let them rise until the dough is 1-1 1/2 inches above the pans.
Then bake the loaves at 375 degrees F for around 25-30 minutes.
Let the dough cool as much as possible to ensure the best crumb of your bread.
Serve with whatever toppings or spread you desire!