100 Percent Whole Wheat Bread

100 Percent Whole Wheat Bread



100% Whole Wheat Bread for the Bread Machine

For 1-1/2 lb. bread machine


  • 1-1/4 cups         water
  • 2 tbsp (25 g)     olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup             honey or maple syrup (85 g)
  • 3-1/2 cups       King Arthur 100% White Whole Wheat or Traditional Whole Wheat Flour (454 g)
  • 1/4 cup             sunflower, sesame or flax seeds, or a combination (optional)
  • 1 tbsp               vital wheat gluten
  • 1-1/2 tsp           salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp           instant yeast

Put all of the ingredients into the bread pan in the order listed.  Program for basic white bread, and press Start.


Whole Wheat Machine Bread

Yield: 1 2lb loaf
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 2-4 hours (depends on your machine)


  • 1 cup           almond milk (or buttermilk, skim milk, any kind of milk)
  • 2/3 cup        water (158 ml)
  • 2 tbsp          butter (or lard, olive oil, etc.) (28 g)
  • 2 tbsp          honey (42.5 g)
  • 2 tsp            salt
  • 3-3/4 cups   whole wheat flour (450 g)
  • 3/4 cup      cereal or seeds (I’ve used 7 grain cereal, a blend or flax, millet and sunflower seeds, just straight sunflower seeds and old fashioned oats all successfully)
  • 2-1/4 tsp      Active dry yeast
  • 2 tbsp          vital wheat gluten (optional, but will guarantee a fluffy loaf)

1. Place all ingredients in the order they are listed into the baking pan of your bread machine.
2. Follow the directions on your machine for whole wheat bread. **Please note I actually set mine to rapid bake for this recipe
3. Remove from machine when done and allow to cool on a baking rack for at least one hour.
4. Slice and enjoy!


Honey Whole Wheat Bread Machine