Whole Grain Recipe
This recipe makes up a large batch of a delicious and nutritious bread using whole wheat flour with molasses, scalded milk, yeast, sugar, water, shortening and salt.
2/3 cup water
3 packages yeast
1 tablespoon sugar
8 cups scalded milk
2/3 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup molasses
2 tablespoons salt
12 cups whole wheat flour
Dissolve yeast in 2/3 cup water while your milk is cooling. Dissolve 1 cup sugar in the hot milk.
Stir all ingredients in large bowl, turn out and knead about 5 minutes, adding flour if needed. Knead about 5 minutes.
Let rise until doubled in bulk, about 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
Knead down and shape into 6 loaves, let rise until doubled in pans.
Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes. Turn out on wire rack and let cool to cold before slicing, if you can.
- Raisins and/or walnuts can be added as desired.
- This bread freezes very well.
Recipe Yield: 6 loaves Whole Wheat Molasses Bread