Print Recipe

Honey Whole Wheat Bread




  1. Sprinkle yeast over lukewarm water to soften.
  2. In a large bowl, combine hot water with honey, shortening and salt. Stir mixture until honey and shortening are melted. Let cool to lukewarm.
  3. Add yeast; sift in 1 1/2 cups of the whole wheat flour and 1 cup of the sifted white flour, and beat mixture until well combined. Add 1 cup each of white flour and whole wheat flour or enough to make a moderately stiff dough. Turn dough out onto a well-floured board and knead for about 10 minutes or until very smooth and elastic.
  4. Transfer dough to a well-greased bowl, turn once, and let stand, covered, in a warm place away from drafts for about 1 1/2 hours, or until doubled in bulk.
  5. Punch dough down, turn out onto a floured board, and form into a ball.
  6. Let dough stand covered for 10 minutes.
  7. Shape dough into a loaf and put into a well-greased loaf pan. Let dough stand, covered, until doubled in bulk (about 45 minutes).
  8. Bake loaf at 375 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown and sounds hollow when tapped.
  9. Turn loaf out onto a wire rack and let it cool.

Yield: 1 loaf


Maricopa, Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

We're pleased that you are visiting one of the oldest, most reliable and comprehensive home cooking sites. Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our own family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.