Whole Grain Bread2014-07-06
- Course: Bread
- Yield : 2 loaves
- Prep Time : 3:00 h
- Cook Time : 36m
- Ready In : 3:36 h
- 2 3/4 cups hot water
- 1/3 cup olive oil (or preferred oil)
- 1/3 cup honey (or sugar)
- 2 tbsps. molasses
- 1 tbsp. salt
- 7 1/2 cups whole grain spelt flour (or other whole grain flour)
- 2 tbsps. dry active yeast
Mix first 5 ingredients.
Add 2 cups flour.
Mix in 4 cups flour. Keep adding flour and mixing until dough is an even consistency, adding 1/2 cup flour at a time until dough pulls away from bowl and becomes tacky. (6 1/2 - 7 1/2 cups).
Cover with tea towel and let rise in oven with light on and door closed for 30 - 45 minutes.
Grease 2 large loaf pans. Fold dough down to original size.
On floured surface, divide into 2 equal portions. Shape into loaves and place in pans. Let rise in oven until almost doubled in size.
Remove from oven and heat oven to 350 degrees. Bake for 36 minutes. Cool on wire racks.