Almost White Bread

Hands on Time: 20 minutes
Baking Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 2-1/2/ hours including rise time
Yield: 2 medium loaves

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This is a very lowfat, light and slightly wheaty bread.


  • 2 packages (2 scant tablespoons) dry active yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 cups warm skim milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups WEM Whole Wheat Flour
  • 5 cups WEM All-Purpose Flour


  1. In large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Stir in milk, sugar, salt, oil, whole wheat flour and 2 cups of the all-purpose flour.
  3. Beat vigorously by hand or with an electric mixer for 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in rest of flour.
  5. Turn out on floured surface and knead for 8-10 minutes or knead 10 minutes using dough hook attachment on mixer.
  6. Place dough in a clean, oiled bowl turning once to coat.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap and set in a warm place to rise for 1-1/2 hours.
  8. Punch down or deflate dough and shape into 2 loaves.
  9. Place in two 9 x 5 inch oiled loaf pans.
  10. Cover and let rise 20-30 minutes.
  11. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  12. Bake 35 minutes or until bottom of loaves are golden brown.
  13. Remove from pans and cool on rack.

Recipe Tips and Tricks

For a soft crust, brush tops with butter or margarine while still warm.

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