Country Seed Bread

2 cups all-purpose flour (approx)
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup flaxseeds
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
l tablespoon poppy seeds
2 teaspoons quick -rising (instant) dry yeast
1 1/4 cups water
2 tablespoons liquid honey
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
l 1/2 teaspoons salt

In large bowl, stir together all-purpose and whole wheat flours, flaxseeds, sesame seeds, poppy seeds and yeast.

In small bowl, whisk water, honey, oil and salt; stir into flour mixture to make a sticky dough.

Turn out onto lightly floured surface. Knead for about 8 minutes or until still slightly sticky and dough springs back when pressed in center, adding up to 1/4 cup more all-purpose flour as necessary.

Place in greased bowl, turning to grease all over. Cover with plastic wrap; let rise in warm draft-free place for about 1 1/4 hours or until doubled in bulk.

Punch down dough; turn out onto lightly floured surface. Gently pull into 11- x 8-inch rectangle. Starting at narrow end, roll up into cylinder; press seam to seal. Place, seam side down. in greased 8 x 4 inch loaf pan. Cover with towel; let rise for about 1 hour or until
doubled in bulk and about 3/4 inch above rim of pan.

Brush top with water. With serrated knife, make 1-inch deep cut lengthwise’ along top of loaf. Bake in center of 400°F oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F; bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until browned and loaf sounds hollow when tapped on bottom.

Remove from pan: let cool on rack. Makes 1 loaf, 12 slices.

Bread Machine Method: Into pan of 1 1/2 to 2 lb machine, add (in order) water, honey. oil, salt, all-purpose and whole wheat flours, flaxseeds, sesame seeds, poppy seeds and yeast. (Do not let yeast touch liquid.) Choose appropriate setting (whole wheat). Let loaf cool on rack.


Hamilton Beach Programmable Bread Machine, 2-Pound Bread Maker with Gluten-Free Setting

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