Sometimes I just want one loaf of fresh bread.
I adjusted my mom's brown bread recipe to fit into my bread machine.
It can be mixed and baked in a bread machine,
or set bread machine on dough cycle, and bake in oven.
This bread also is easy to mix by hand.
-1 cup plus 1 tablespoon water, very hot out of tap
-1 tablespoon liquid honey (melt hard honey in microwave it you don't have liquid)
-1/8 teaspoon lemon juice
-1 tablespoon margarine (break into little pieces to add into machine)
-1 1/2 teaspoons salt
-1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
-1 1/2 cups white flour
-1 tablespoon brown sugar
-1 1/2 teaspoonsyeast - if making and baking in bread machine use Bread Machine Yeast
-if making dough in machine but baking in oven use instant or fast rise yeast
Place ingredients in order given into bread machine pan. Choose dough cycle if you want to bake in oven once the dough is ready, or set on whole wheat cycle if baking in machine.
If baking in oven, once the dough cycle is complete, remove dough, on a lightly floured counter form dough into a loaf shape and place into greased and floured bread pan. Allow to rise until doubled. (about 3/4 hour)
Bake in preheated 375º oven for 25 minutes. Let bread rest in pan for 5 minutes and then remove to a cooling rack.