Wholewheat Bread

Wholewheat Bread Recipe - Four Leaf Milling

This handmade Wholewheat bread is fun and easy to make


1.3kg 100% wholewheat flour
1.1 litre tepid water
pinch of salt
5 teaspoons dried yeast



Preheat oven to 230ºC.

Place half the flour in large bowl.  Add yeast, salt and water.  Beat well – three hundred times!  Mix in remaining flour, turn out onto a floured board and knead for 10 minutes.  Place back in bowl, cover with plastic and let stand in warm place for an hour or more.

Knock down and knead for a short time.  Place back in bowl, cover and let stand for a further hour.

Knock down and knead lightly.  Divide into 2 loaves or 24 rolls.

Place loaves in tins and stand for 5 minutes or form rolls and place on a tray and stand for 3 minutes.

Bake loaves for 30 minutes.

Half quantity may be used.
This dough makes a wonderful pizza base.
Use light flour for a lighter loaf.


Download recipe here