Tuesday, September 18, 2012

BWJ - Whole Wheat Bread


For Baking with Julia this week, we were asked to put on our bread baking boots to make Whole Wheat Bread, with our hosts being Michelle of Vegie Num Nums and Teresa of The Family That Bakes Together.


I was initially a little unexcited about this recipe, as I am not what you would call "a bread person".  However, this bread pleasantly surprised me - it was soft and light and delicious, not heavy and chewy like some of the home bread recipes I have tried.  I made this bread to the recipe, except that I left out the malt extract.


I liked this bread toasted, I liked it sliced fresh off the loaf with peanut butter - I just liked it.  Which is saying a lot, as I really am not a bread person.

To see what the other BWJ bakers thought of this Whole Wheat Bread, visit the LYL section of the website.

15 comments:

Cher Rockwell said...

I am totally a bread person :-)
I am glad your bread baking books took you in the direction of something you liked.

Guru Uru said...

Your bread looks so fluffy and delicious :D

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru

Gloria said...

I love bread and this look amazing dear!

yummychunklet said...

I also left out the malt extract! No use in searching for it when all we needed was a tablespoon or so.

Happy Cook / Finla said...

I love making bread at home and this bread looks really good.

Cathleen said...

This was good toasted!

Bev said...

You rose to the task and your bread looks scrumptious!

Cindy said...

It is a great recipe especially with peanut butter!

Teresa said...

This is a great bread, whether you're a bread person (like me) or not. We substituted molasses for the malt extract and enjoyed the earthy flavour it imparted.

Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella said...

Mmm slathered with peanut butter is just how I'd like a slice of this bread! :D

loavesandstitches said...

Looks good! I am glad you liked it. We did, too.

Lizzy Do said...

That's a great endorsement from a non-bread person :) You did a beautiful job!

spike said...

I think I'd save myself a lot of calories if I weren't a bread person! Looks great

Johanna GGG said...

you do so much varied baking I was surprised to hear bread is not really your thing - though that is my bread bias shining through - love the stuff and love the sound of your loaf

Kathy said...

Beautiful bread…It looks perfect! I so enjoyed this one!