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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Multi-Grain Bread

This recipe is from my friend Melissa who also gave me my favorite roll recipe.  Its hearty, easy to make and my kids like it - a winner all around.

Multi-Grain Bread

6 c boiling water
2 c five grain rolled cereal (Bob's Red Mill)
7 c whole wheat flour
2 c white flour
2 Tbsp yeast
1 1/2 Tbsp salt
3/4 c vegetable oil
3/4 c honey
1/2 c wheat germ
1/2 c ground flaxseed meal
1/2 c wheat gluten
1-2 c additional white flour

1. Pour boiling water over the five grain cereal in bowl of mixer.  Let sit until lukewarm about 1/2 hour.
2. Add the rest of ingredients except the last 1-2 c additional white flour and knead in mixer till all is incorporated.
3. Add more flour until the dough is soft but still sticky.
4. Knead for about 8 minutes.
5. Cover and let rise until doubled in size around 1 hour.
6. Shape into loaves and let rise 30-45 minutes or until loaves have risen a little over the top of the pan.
7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.  Makes 4-5 loaves.