The Best Honey Wheat Bread
  • Cooking Time: 24
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 2 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup wildflower honey
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 2/3 cups wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 pkg yeast
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  1. Mix the flours, cocoa, coffee and salt in large bowl. Make a depression in the center of the flour mixture. Mix the warm water, sugar, yeast, butter and honey. Add to the center of flour mixture.
  2. Slowly mix the ingredients with a spoon, drawing the dry ingredients into the wet. When combined, knead in bowl for 10 minutes or until smooth.
  3. Set the dough into a covered oiled bowl in a warm place for an hour, to rise.
  4. When the dough has doubled in size, punch it down and divide it into 8 even portions Form into loaves. Sprinkle the entire surface of the loaves with cornmeal and place 4 loaves on each sheet. Cover the cookie sheets with plastic wrap and let the dough rise once more for another hour in a warm location.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Uncover the dough and bake it for 20-24 minutes in the hot oven. Serve warm with butter. Makes 8 loaves.