Mary's Dark Bread recipe
This sweet bread is baked with stone ground or whole wheat flour and is sweetened with brown sugar, making it a tasty gift for the holidays.
  • Makes: 2 medium loaves
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

  • Nutrition Highlights: Whole wheat flour is 100 percent whole grain and high fiber.

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  • Recipe From: Illinois Partners

Instructions

  1. Pour boiling water over the brown sugar, graham flour, salt and margarine in a large bowl. Cool the mixture to lukewarm.
  2. Dissolve yeast in the warm water and add sugar. Add milk to yeast mixture. Add to the first mixture.
  3. Add all-purpose flour gradually and knead until stiff. Let rise until double in size.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Shape dough into two loaves. Bake 1 hour in two regular-sized loaf pans.

Tips & Notes

For gifts, wrap bread in plastic wrap or foil and tie with a big red bow.

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