Simple Wholemeal Bread

    2 hours 45 minutes

    This wholemeal bread uses compressed yeast instead of dry yeast, because it is far superior in quality. With 5 ingredients, this recipe really keeps it simple.

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    Makes: 2 loaves

    • 6 cups wholemeal flour
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 15g compressed yeast
    • 3 teaspoons sugar
    • 3 1/2 - 4 cups water

    Preparation:45min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Extra time:1hour rising  ›  Ready in:2hours45min 

    1. Mix flour and salt in a large bowl. Make a hole in the centre then set in the oven (on low) to warm. In another bowl beat together compressed yeast and sugar then add 1 cup of water. Pour this into the whole in the flour then place in a warm place until well covered with bubbles, about 30-60 minutes. Add the rest of the water then kneed well.
    2. Place into greased loaf tins, each half full. Sit to rise until doubled in size.
    3. Bake at 180 degrees C until cooked through, about 60 minutes.

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    This tasted heavenly!!!!!  -  14 May 2013