Whole Wheat Bread From a Bread Machine

Whole wheat bread

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Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 2 hrs
Total: 2 hrs 25 mins
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
2275 Calories
41g Fat
436g Carbs
75g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving
Calories 2275
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41g 52%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 4333mg 188%
Total Carbohydrate 436g 159%
Dietary Fiber 57g 203%
Total Sugars 67g
Protein 75g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 388mg 30%
Iron 19mg 106%
Potassium 2229mg 47%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Homemade bread is delicious, but if you are trying to stick to your diet, you may be told to avoid it. And if you have a bread maker at home, you are sure to be tempted. Why not try baking a healthier bread instead? Enjoy this whole wheat bread made in the ​bread machine.


  • 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons water

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar

  • 4 1/4 cups whole wheat flour

  • 3 tablespoons nonfat dry milk

  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place ingredients in bread pan in the order listed or according to the manufacturer's directions.

  3. When adding the yeast last, make a small well with your finger to place the yeast. This will ensure the proper timing of the yeast reaction.

  4. Use Whole Wheat or Timed Cycle, or follow the manufacturer's directions.

  5. Enjoy!