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Yields 2 loaves

  • 4 ¾ to 5 ¾ cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 packages dry granular yeast
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ½ cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup cracked wheat

 

1. In a large bowl thoroughly mix 2 cups flour, sugar, salt and dry yeast.

2. Combine water, milk and butter in saucepan.

3. Heat over low heat until warm (butter need not melt.)

4. Gradually ad to dry ingredients and beat with mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes.

5. Add cracked wheat (Mom used whole wheat flour.)

6. Beat 2 minutes more.

7. Stir in enough additional flour to make soft dough.

8. Turn on floured board and knead 8-10 minutes using as much flour as necessary.

9. Place in greased bowl turning to grease top.

10. Let rise in warm place until doubled (1 hour approx.)

11. Punch down and let rest 15 minutes.

12. Divide and put into greased loaf pans.

13. Raise 1 hour.

14. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

 

 

 

 

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