Thursday, February 28, 2013

Whole Wheat Bread - Eggless

A very healthy and a simple bake.  Eggless  and  you can use any cooking oil and make this.

Makes two 9x5 loaves
Time taken: approx. 4 hrs in all

1 cup  warm  water
¼  cup  honey
2 tbsp  oil
2  ¾  cups  all-purpose flour, plus extra for kneading
2 ¾  cups  whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons active dry yeast
1 cup  milk
1 tbsp salt


Pour the water into the bowl  and sprinkle the yeast over top. Let this stand for a few minutes until the yeast has dissolved. Stir in the milk, honey, and oil.

Add two cups of all-purpose flour and the salt, and stir to combine the ingredients. Add the rest of the all-purpose and whole wheat flours. Stir to form a loose dough. Rest the dough for  20 minutes.
Knead the dough for 10 minutes,  add extra flour a tablespoon at a time until it is no longer sticky. The dough should be  kneaded  smooth and springs back when poked.

Make the dough into a ball and turn it in the bowl to coat it with oil. Cover the bowl and let the dough rise in a warm spot  to rise (approx  1 or 2 hours) depending on the level of heat in your  work area. This dough won't double quite  unlike the  other recipes, but the dough should look visibly puffed.
Sprinkle a little flour on the counter and turn the dough out on top. Divide the dough in two and shape each half into a loose ball. Let the balls rest for 10 minutes.

Grease two loaf pans, shape each ball of dough into a loaf. Let the loaves rise a second time  for 30-40 minutes.
Heat the oven to 425°F
Before putting this in the oven slash the tops of the loaves with a serrated knife. Turn down the heat to 375°F and bake for 30-35 minutes. 
Finished loaves will be golden-brown and sound hollow when tapped on the bottom. Remove the loaves from the pans and let them cool completely before slicing.



  1. Perfect recipe I love that it is egg less and very less oil. Sure going to try this recipe

  2. Im so addicted to bread making n u tempt me further latha ji.....

  3. Bread looks perfect and soft too.

  4. Soft and healthy bread...yummy too.

  5. looks so soft n perfect ... wud try out soon...

  6. Bread looks delicious, perfectly made.

  7. very very yummy bread... have bookmarked it..

  8. Lovely crust and beautiful bread,homemade are always best.

  9. Delicious and yumm wheat bread, I love it.

  10. Delicious looking bread! Love that it's eggless, my girls are allergic. Will have to get them to make it!

  11. hai..first time here. thanks for sharing such a healthy bread recipe. happy to follow your blog. do visit my space too when u get the time.

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  12. What a yummy n delicious bead.. That too healthy version...

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