Bread Machine Recipe for Whole Wheat Bread

Whole wheat bread
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  • Total: 2 hrs 25 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: One Loaf

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

  2. 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.

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