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Mennonite Whole Wheat Bread

Ingredients & Directions

2 pk Yeast, dry 1/2 c Honey
4 c ;Water, warm 2 ts Salt
1/2 c Butter; softened 6 c Flour, whole wheat
1/4 c Molasses 4 c Flour, white

Dissolve yeast in the warm water. Combine butter, molasses, honey,
and salt. Mix well. Add yeast mixture. Gradually add flour. Turn
onto a floured board and knead until smooth (this will take a fair
amount of shoulder; the dough is fairly heavy). Place in a large
greased bowl, then turn to grease the top. Cover with a clean tea
towel, and let rise until doubled, about two hours.

Punch dough down, and let it rest a few minutes. Divide into
quarters, and shape into loaves. Place in greased bread pans, and
let rise about one hour. Bake at 375 F. for 35 to 40 minutes.

From Amish & Mennonite Kitchens
by Good & Pellman

4 loaves

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