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
Servings: 12 servings
Yield: 1 loaf
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
190 Calories
3g Fat
36g Carbs
6g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 190
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 362mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 186mg 4%
*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 brown sugar, packed

  • 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!