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  • Colleen’s Bread Machine Recipe for Whole Wheat Bread


    Thanks go out to CFO reader Colleen, who was kind enough to send me this recipe!

    Colleen’s Whole Wheat Bread for Bread Machine
    Makes one 2-pound loaf

    1 tablespoon active dry yeast
    1 1/2 cups bread flour
    2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
    1 tablespoon salt
    2 tablespoons butter or oil (Colleen recommends olive oil)
    1/4 cup honey
    2/3 cup milk
    2/3 cup water
    2 eggs

    Place the ingredients in your bread machine in the order directed by the manufacturer. If your machine has the options, remember to use the whole wheat and 2-pound loaf settings.

    Note from Colleen: If you or your family is used to whole wheat bread from the grocery store, you may want to use 2 1/2 cups of bread flour and 1 1/2 cups of wheat flour. Then with consecutive loaves, increase the whole wheat flour and drop the bread flour by 1/4 cup increments. Be sure to store your whole wheat flour in the freezer so it doesn’t get a sour taste.


    1. Great! Always need another bread machine recipe!