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Best Homemade One Hour Whole Wheat Bread. Healthy homemade whole wheat bread made in one hour. Warm bread made from scratch using simple ingredients. No sugar added whole wheat bread recipe. www.modernhoney.com

BEST WHOLE WHEAT BREAD RECIPE

My Mom put on her apple apron, pulled out the flour containers, and kneaded homemade bread like nobody’s business. There was nothing like the smell of homemade bread straight out of the oven. I would run home from school much faster on those days when my Mom was baking homemade bread. I slathered the homemade bread with sweet cream butter and honey or berry jam. To this day it is still one of the most comforting foods that always reminds me of home.

I haven’t carried on my Mom’s tradition of weekly homemade bread because I have always said that it is way too time consuming. I still love to make it and feel a lot of satisfaction when it comes out of the oven but needed to find an easier way. Let me introduce to you the power of one hour bread!

Best Homemade One Hour Whole Wheat Bread. Healthy homemade whole wheat bread made in one hour. Warm bread made from scratch using simple ingredients. No sugar added whole wheat bread recipe. www.modernhoney.com

Our good friend, Shannon Lundin, has finally shared her top secret bread recipe! After being sensitive to gluten for years, she found that she could eat homemade whole wheat bread made from scratch with zero issues.  It is such an amazing discovery and she is sharing her whole wheat bread recipe with all of us. I called her and asked if I could share this with my readers and she was happy to share.

Best Homemade One Hour Whole Wheat Bread. Healthy homemade whole wheat bread made in one hour. Warm bread made from scratch using simple ingredients. No sugar added whole wheat bread recipe. www.modernhoney.com

After trying this bread in Texas, I couldn’t wait to follow her recipe and try it at home. I halved her best homemade one hour whole wheat bread recipe. I was in shock that it only took ONE HOUR to make two loaves of homemade bread. Amazing! It is incredible that you can make homemade bread start to finish in one hour.

This Best Homemade One Hour Whole Wheat Bread is made with such simple ingredients — whole wheat flour, warm water, yeast, honey, oil, and salt.  This bread is filled with all-natural ingredients and no sugar! It is healthy, hearty, and delicious.

Best Homemade One Hour Whole Wheat Bread. Healthy homemade whole wheat bread made in one hour. Warm bread made from scratch using simple ingredients. No sugar added whole wheat bread recipe. www.modernhoney.com

TIPS on MAKING the BEST HOMEMADE ONE HOUR WHOLE WHEAT BREAD:

  1.  Let your YEAST PROOF.  The key is to use very warm water (about 110 degrees). Adding honey to the yeast helps it proof even faster. Let the yeast proof for at least 5 minutes. Remember to always use fresh yeast. You will know the yeast is working when it starts to form a creamy foam on the surface.
  2. Use WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR or half white bread flour and half whole wheat flour.  If you have a wheat grinder, you can grind your own wheat. If not, look for organic whole wheat flour. You can always use half white flour and half whole wheat flour if you like a lighter bread.
  3. Use a STAND MIXER. This bread recipe is easiest with a stand mixer such as a Bosch.  I love my Bosch mixer because it makes this bread so much easier! This is a huge time saver as you knead the bread for 10-12 minutes in the mixer. It saves you from doing it yourself! If you don’t own a stand mixer, you can knead the bread dough by hand. Click here to get a good deal on a Bosch mixer.
  4. Let RISE in WARM OVEN. This expedites the rising process and cuts the time in half. Set the oven to about 200 degrees and let the bread rise for approximately 20 minutes or until double in size. Here are my favorite loaf pans.
  5. BAKE until GOLDEN BROWN. Heat the oven to 350 degrees and bake until golden on the outside. Remove from oven and spread butter over top of loaves to give moisture and shine.

Once you remove the hot homemade whole wheat bread from the oven, remove from pans and spread with butter and jam.

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Best Homemade One Hour Whole Wheat Bread

By: Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey
Best Homemade One Hour Whole Wheat Bread. This recipe will become a staple in your home at no time at all.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 24

Ingredients  

  • 3 Cups Warm Water approximately 110 degrees
  • 1 Tablespoon Active Dry Yeast
  • 2/3 cup Honey
  • 1/3 cup Oil plus a little extra for hands
  • 7 1/2 cups Whole Wheat Flour may use half whole wheat/half white flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt
  • Butter to spread on top of bread

Instructions 

  • Heat oven to warm about 200 degrees.
  • Place warm water in large mixing bowl. Add yeast and stir. Stir in honey and let proof (start to form a creamy foam) for 5 minutes.
  • Add oil, flour, and salt. Begin by adding 7 cups of flour. Start to mix using the dough hook. Add remaining 1/2 cup of flour until dough pulls away from sides of mixing bowl. Using Bosch or Kitchenaid, knead for 10 minutes at medium-high speed. If you don't own a stand mixer, you can knead by hand.
  • Place a little oil on hands and shape into two bread loaves. Spray loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray. Put pans in a warm oven to let rise until double -- about 20 minutes.
  • Once bread has raised, turn oven to 350 degrees. Leave bread in oven and set timer for 25 minutes.
  • Check bread to see if it is golden brown. Once bread is done, remove from oven and spread butter all over warm loaves. Let cool for several minutes before removing from pan.
  • Spread butter and jam or honey on warm bread.
  • May freeze bread or eat within 2 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 184kcal, Carbohydrates: 34g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 4g, Sodium: 293mg, Potassium: 142mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 5IU, Vitamin C: 0.1mg, Calcium: 14mg, Iron: 1.4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Calories: 184
Keyword: whole wheat bread
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  1. Nice idea, but I couldn’t pull it off in an hour. Among other things, the bread was still gummy after 40 minutes at 350. I spent closer to two hours and wound up with a loaf that was still a third raw.

  2. 5 stars
    My family loves this bread! It is easy to make, it doesn’t take a lot of time, cleanups is easy, and it tastes excellent! 😋

  3. This bread recipe is truly the one that your friend with a sensitivity to gluten is able to eat without any repercussions?! That’s amazing.
    I’m making it for sure.

  4. 5 stars
    I think kneading this about killed my 5qt artisan kitchenaid (never made bread before but it seemed very displeased) so I finished kneading by hand. Followed the rest of the instructions and successfully made my first loaf of bread! It was delicious and seemed pretty fool proof. Thank you for a wonderful recipe!

    1. The crust rose about two inches above the rest of the bread (not like typical loaf shape but sort of like a mushroom cloud) – any ideas about what went wrong?

  5. I haven’t tried it yet but I was wondering if anyone has used this recipe in a bread machine and how it worked out if you did. Thanks.

  6. 5 stars
    I have absolutely no idea how to bake. I tried this and it came out perfect. Even my inept kitchen skills couldn’t mess it up. Salted Kerrygold on top for the win.

    1. Hahaha your comment made me laugh! I love it…and I am so proud of you! Thank you so much for trying my recipe and I am so happy you loved it.