Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Grandma Aileen's Whole Wheat Bread

Probably like most grandma recipes, it was hard to get Grandma pinned down to write a recipe since it was all about throwing things in here and there. Seems like everyone has a different recipe for all our favorite foods that she would make. Rosaleen came up with this bread recipe using the measuring cups and spoons that grandma used and I've had sucess with the couple of times that I've made it. Some of us remember her putting a few cups of white flour in her bread too, but it's up to you. This bread is better toasted and all of us grandkids LOVED the Old English cheese spread on top. Peanut butter and jelly/ honey was also a favorite.

Grandma Aileen's Whole Wheat Bread

8-10 c Whole Wheat Flour (I used about 9 cups, and you can sub in a couple of cups of white flour if preferred)
3-3/4 - 4 c Water (more water if you use all WW flour)
2 T Salt
2 T Yeast

Put butter on hands to knead. Let rise in bowl for 1 hr. Knead and roll dough into pans and let rise for 1-2 more hours.
Bake for an hour at 375.

Makes 2 loaves

water, yeast, and salt
add flour and knead with butter on your hands
letting the dough rise
grease your pans
let raise
Bake at 375 for an hour
This is how us kids usually ate grandma's bread.
Toasted and spread with Old English cheese! ☺

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