Smorgasbord Sunday

Some of my favorites served up buffet style!
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Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread
 
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Ingredients
  • 1¼ cups warm water
  • 2¼ tsp dry active yeast
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter, shortening, margarine, coconut oil ( you can experiment here!)
  • 3 cups whole wheat all purpose flour
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine warm water and sugar and then sprinkle in yeast. Set aside for at least 5 minutes to allow yeast to activate.
  2. Once yeast is activated, add salt and vegan butter and stir, then add 3 cups of flour and mix to form a ball of dough (you can start with less flour and add more as you go, but 3 cups works for me).
  3. Turn out dough on a lightly floured surface and knead for 10 minutes. You can add more flour if necessary. The dough should be elastic, smooth and a bit tacky, but not so sticky that it sticks to the counter and your hands.
  4. Form the dough into a ball and place in a large oiled bowl. Cover with a towel and set aside to rise for about 1 hour.
  5. Once dough is ready, punch out the air and knead the dough on the counter for 5 minutes.
  6. Shape into a loaf and place into an oiled 9 X 5 bread pan, then cover with a towel again and let rise for one hour or until the dough roughly doubles in size.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 and bake for approximately 35 minutes.
  8. Let bread completely cool before cutting (if you can!) and enjoy!

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