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Shaker Wheaten Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1 cake yeast
  • 1 cup warm water, divided
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 4 cups whole wheat flour

Instructions

  1. Scald milk; add salt, butter, syrup and 3/4 cup warm water. Stir well. Let cool to lukewarm.
  2. In the remaining 1/4 cup water, dissolve the yeast; add to other mixture.
  3. Add flour gradually and knead into a smooth ball. Place in buttered bowl and brush top with soft butter. Let rise to double its bulk.
  4. Knead lightly this time and shape into loaf in pan.
  5. Again brush with soft butter and let rise to twice its bulk.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 to 60 minutes.

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