Whole Wheat Buttermilk Bread
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Recipe type: Bread
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 2 loaves
 
An interesting flavor from buttermilk, this whole wheat buttermilk bread is great for toast and for serving with sandwiches or for dinner.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 4 tsp. instant yeast
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3-4 cups white flour
Instructions
  1. Combine warm water and yeast
  2. Let it stand until it is foamy (about 5 minutes)
  3. Add buttermilk, sugar, oil, eggs, salt and whole wheat flour
  4. Combine thoroughly, then let stand, covered, for ten minutes. (This gives you time to clean up everything but your flour)
  5. Add 3 cups white flour - ½ cup at a time, blending well each time
  6. Knead with your machine or by hand for 6-8 minutes, adding enough flour until the dough pulls away from the sides of your mixing bowl
  7. Place in greased container and cover
  8. Let rise for one hour
  9. Punch dough down, then divide in two
  10. Shape into loaves and put into greased bread pans
  11. Optional: prick tops with fork all the way to the bottom of the pan
  12. Let rise for 45-60 minutes; keep covered if your house is cool or drafty
  13. Heat oven to 375, then brush tops of the loaves with about 1 tablespoon buttermilk
  14. Bake at 375 for 28-33 minutes
Recipe by My Windowsill at https://mywindowsill.com/whole-wheat-buttermilk-bread/