Honey Wheat Bread

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This basic bread recipe creates wonderful sandwiches! It’s also perfect paired with a bowl of soup or a seasonal salad.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 55 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups warm water, heated to 110°F
  • 2 Tbsp. yeast
  • 4 Tbsp. honey, divided
  • 5 cups white whole-wheat flour, divided
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • 1½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
  • ⅔ cup 2% milk
  • ¼ cup coconut oil

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, combine water, yeast, and 1 tablespoon of honey. Let sit for 5 minutes until it bubbles.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine 4 cups of flour with coconut sugar, salt, and ground flaxseed.
  • With mixer running at low speed, add yeast mixture to the flour mixture. Then add milk, remaining 3 tablespoons of honey, and coconut oil. Add in the remaining flour and mix on medium speed for 5 minutes.
  • Remove mixing bowl from the electric mixer and cover with a towel to rise for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a 9" × 5" loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Roll out and form dough into a loaf shape and place into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 350°F and bake another 15 minutes. The top should be golden brown.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups warm water, heated to 110°F
  • 2 Tbsp. yeast
  • 4 Tbsp. honey, divided
  • 5 cups white whole-wheat flour, divided
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • 1½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
  • ⅔ cup 2% milk
  • ¼ cup coconut oil

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, combine water, yeast, and 1 tablespoon of honey. Let sit for 5 minutes until it bubbles.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine 4 cups of flour with coconut sugar, salt, and ground flaxseed.
  • With mixer running at low speed, add yeast mixture to the flour mixture. Then add milk, remaining 3 tablespoons of honey, and coconut oil. Add in the remaining flour and mix on medium speed for 5 minutes.
  • Remove mixing bowl from the electric mixer and cover with a towel to rise for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a 9" × 5" loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Roll out and form dough into a loaf shape and place into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 350°F and bake another 15 minutes. The top should be golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories330
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium460mg
Total Carbohydrate60g
Dietary Fiber7g
Sugars19g
Protein8g