Old-Style Whole-Wheat Bread

Serves: 20Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 3 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1¼ tsp. active dry yeast
  • 1½ cups unbleached all-purpose or bread flour
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground mustard
  • ⅛ tsp. dried lemon peel, crushed
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1½ Tbsp. Spectrum Naturals Organic All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1½ cups whole-wheat flour

Directions

  • Add the yeast to the warm water. Stir in the all-purpose flour and granulated sugar. Beat the mixture until smooth, either by hand or with a mixer. Set the mixture in a warm place to “proof” until it becomes foamy and bubbly (up to 1 hour).
  • Combine the hot water, salt, mustard powder, lemon peel, brown sugar, and shortening; stir. Allow to cool until lukewarm. Add to the bubbly flour mixture. Stir in the whole wheat flour and beat until smooth, but do not knead.
  • Divide the dough into 2 loaf pans treated with nonstick spray; cover and set in a warm place until doubled in size. Preheat oven to 350° and bake for 50 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1¼ tsp. active dry yeast
  • 1½ cups unbleached all-purpose or bread flour
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground mustard
  • ⅛ tsp. dried lemon peel, crushed
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1½ Tbsp. Spectrum Naturals Organic All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1½ cups whole-wheat flour

Directions

  • Add the yeast to the warm water. Stir in the all-purpose flour and granulated sugar. Beat the mixture until smooth, either by hand or with a mixer. Set the mixture in a warm place to “proof” until it becomes foamy and bubbly (up to 1 hour).
  • Combine the hot water, salt, mustard powder, lemon peel, brown sugar, and shortening; stir. Allow to cool until lukewarm. Add to the bubbly flour mixture. Stir in the whole wheat flour and beat until smooth, but do not knead.
  • Divide the dough into 2 loaf pans treated with nonstick spray; cover and set in a warm place until doubled in size. Preheat oven to 350° and bake for 50 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories90
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars3g
Protein2g