Honey Wheat Bread

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

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 55 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8


  • 2 cups warm water, heated to 110°F
  • 2 Tbsp. yeast
  • 4 Tbsp. honey, divided
  • 5 cups white whole-wheat flour, divided
  • 1⁄4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
  • 2⁄3 cup 2% milk
  • 1⁄4 cup coconut oil


  • 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-by-5-inch 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.