Thursday, October 6, 2011

Hearty Harvest Bread

Delicious whole wheat bread for a chilly fall day 
(with a hint of cinnamon and holidays to come)!!
Hearty Harvest Bread
Stir together in kitchen aid:
2 1/2 cups of warm water
3 Tablespoons honey
5 Tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 Tablespoon sour pickle juice (or lemon or vinegar)
2 Tablespoons yeast
2 eggs
5 cups whole wheat flour one cup at a time - beat until smooth
Add: 1/2 cup each: raisens, nuts, oatmeal, apple pieces cut small
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
Add: 2 to 3 cups white unbleached flour until thick enough to hold shape
Knead in kitchen aid for 8 minutes
Let set an hour or two
Form into 3 loaves and place in loaf pans
preheat oven to 400 degrees
let bread rise until doubles as oven is heating
Bake for 30 minutes
Absolutely delicious!!

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