Whole Wheat French Bread
There's nothing like coming home to the smell of freshly baked whole wheat french bread! This is a no knead recipe which makes it totally doable to me. It's perfect served with a nice hot bowl of soup!
Servings 2 loaves
- 2 1/2 cup warm water
- 2 TBSP yeast
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup oil
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 6 cup whole wheat flour add more as needed
Combine warm water, yeast and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer. Let sit for about 10 minutes until bubbly and activated.
Add remaining ingrdients. Using a dough hook mix until combined. Check consistency of dough. Dough should be soft but not sticky. If it is too sticky add additional flour one Tablespoon at a time until consistency is soft.
Continue mixing dough on low speed for 5 mintues.
Cover bowl with towel and allow to sit in a warm place for 10 minutes. Punch dough down. Cover and repeat process tow more times for a total of 30 minutes of rising.
After the third time divide the dough in half. Shape in two long loaves on a floured surface. Place loaves on a greased baking sheet.
Cut diagonal slices in the tops of each loaf. Whisk egg whie. Brush with egg mixture.
Cover and let rise about 15-20 minutes.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Let sit in bread pans for a couple minutes, then turn out onto a cooling rack and let cool.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 1696kcal | Carbohydrates: 294g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1754mg | Potassium: 1345mg | Fiber: 40g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 32IU | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 13mg