MARJORIE OLIVER'S WHOLE WHEAT BRAN BREAD
Marjorie Oliver's Whole Wheat Bran Bread
- Cooking Time: 30
- Servings: 2 loaves
- Preparation Time: 180 (including rising)
- 1 C water
- 3/4 C milk
- 1 C whole bran cereal (All-bran)
- 3 T sugar
- 4 tsp salt
- 6 T oleo (margarine)
- 1/3 C honey or molasses
- 1 T orange zest
- 1/2 C warm water (110)
- 2 packages yeast
- 3 C whole wheat flour
- 3 C white flour
Combine water and milk; bring to a boil. Add next 6 ingredients. Cool to lukewarm.
Measure 1/2 C warm water into large warm bowl. Sprinkle in yeast. Stir to dissolve. Add cereal mixture and whole wheat flour. Beat until smooth. Add white flour. Knead 8-10 minutes.
Put in a greased bowl. Cover, rise in a warm place - double 1 hour.
Punch down, divide in half. Roll each half into a 8x12 rectangle, roll and shape into loaves, tucking ends under. Place in loaf pans. Cover, rise 1 hour.
Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.
This makes a dense, healthy, slightly sweet wheat bread.