Honey Wheat Bread

Ingredients:

- 2 1/4 c. water

- 1/4 c. oil

- 1/2 c. honey

- 2 pkg. yeast

- 3 c. all-purpose flour

- 3 - 3 1/2 c. whole wheat flour

- 2 t. salt

- 1 T. sugar

- 1 egg

Directions:


1.  Heat first 3 ingredients to 120-130 degrees F.  Add to other ingredients except 1 c. all purpose flour and whole wheat flour.

2.  Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes, then stir in whole wheat flour to form stiff dough.

3.  Knead about 5 minutes, adding all purpose flour as needed. Dough should be smooth and elastic.

4.  Place in greased bowl, let rise until doubled, 45-60 min.  Punch down, divide into two loaves, place in greased 8x4 pans.

5.  Let rise until doubled, 45-60 min.  Bake at 350 degrees F, 35-45 min.  Loaves should be deep golden brown and sound hollow when lightly tapped.  Brush with butter if desired.

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