whole wheat bread
with GREAT texture
line decor
line decor


One of the (many) wonderful things about making bread is that nothing has to be exact.  The following recipe will be an excellent starting point; once you have mastered this, feel free to experiment, adding additional ingredients as desired (such as nuts, seeds, etc)

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The following ingredients and proportions will produce a loaf approximately 1 1/4 pounds (0.5 kilogram), baked in an 8 1/2" by 4 1/2" pan.

Bread Pan

I've made bread in both glass and metal pans, and definitely prefer this type of pan.  The metal pan produces a nice exterior crust along the sides, and bakes the loaf evenly throughout.  The smooth hard surface releases the loaf easily after baking, and cleans up in a snap.





to make 1 LOAF

If you are using a food processor to do the kneading use ICE WATER.  See this section for more info!


Click here to download a PDF file with recipe and abbreviated directions.