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Dee's Flax Bread

No recipe image available.The recipe for Dee's Flax Bread was submitted by DeeDee.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup warm water
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
2 tablespoons active yeast
3 1/2 cups water, warmed
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup flax seed
4 teaspoons salt
7 cups whole wheat flour
4 cups white bread flour

Cooking Directions:

  1. Proof yeast.
  2. In a large mixing bowl add second amount of warm water, honey, molasses, oil, eggs and lemon juice. Mix well. Add yeast mixture and stir, gradually add 5 cups whole wheat flour, beating well after each addition. Add the flax, stir well. Let stand for 20 minutes, until mixture is very light.
  3. Stir in salt and the rest of the flours until dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Knead 10 to 15 minutes until dough is smooth and elastic. Put into a greased bowl and cover, let rise in the oven with light on until doubled, about 1 hour.
  4. Punch down and shape into 6 round balls. Cover and let rest for 20 minutes.
  5. Form into loaves and let rise covered in oven until doubled.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) 25 to 35 minutes.

Makes 6 loaves.