Recipes From Our Kitchen

Whole Wheat Cranberry Bread (a favorite of our guests……)

*as this recipe is written, it makes 16-20 12oz loaves; if a regular bread pan is used, you can expect this recipe to yield approximately 10-12 loaves.

What you’ll need:

  • ½ cup Yeast
  • 3T Salt
  • 3 cups oats
  • 1 cup Wheat Germ
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 7 cups warm water
  • 4 cups wheat flour
  • Hi-Gluten bread flour as needed (approx 8 cups)
  • 4 cups cranberries

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Mix the yeast with the warm water and let it set until dissolved
  • Mix salt, oats, wheat germ, wheat flour and an equal amount of bread flour together
  • Add flour mix to water
  • Add cranberries, oil, honey and molasses
  • Knead until dough is elastic, adding more bread flour as needed
  • Cover and let dough rise until doubled in size
  • Form into 12oz portions and allow to rise again
  • Bake at 325 (convection) or 375 (conventional) for approximately 20-30 minutes
  • Glaze with honey butter


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