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Healthy Wheat Bread

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"'I developed this recipe to suit my husband's diet,' says Betty Howell of Wichita, Kansas. 'This tasty bread has a slightly sweet flavor.'"
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1 h servings
Original recipe yields 32 servings


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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, salt and yeast. In a saucepan, heat water, honey and oil to 120 degrees F-130 degrees F; stir in cottage cheese. Add to flour mixture with egg whites; blend at low speed until moistened. Beat for 3 minutes on medium. Add whole wheat flour, wheat germ, oats and enough of the remaining all-purpose flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Punch dough down. Shape into two loaves. Place in two 8-in. x 4-in. x 2-in. loaf pans coated with non-stick cooking spray. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour. Bake at 375 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown; cover with foil during the last 15 minutes to prevent overbrowning. Remove from pans; cool on wire racks.


  • Diabetic Exchanges: One slice equals 1 starch, 1/2 fat; also, 100 calories, 170 mg sodium, trace cholesterol, 18 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 1 gm fat.


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Delicious, light and fluffy interior with a nice crispy crust, though the foil does its job and prevents the outside from getting burnt. Yum!

My favorite wheat bread! Only change I made was I increased wheat flour instead of using the three cups of white. Bread has a sweet and salty taste which I like. Texture is perfect. I braided on...

I made this bread in my bread machine on the wheat bread cycle and cut the servings to 24. It's good bread, but it didn't turn out as soft as I was wanting. I had the crust set on light, and the...