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Whole Wheat Bread with Flax and Pumpkin Seeds

A hearty and healthy homemade bread made with whole wheat flour, flax seeds and pumpkin seeds.
Whole Wheat Bread with Flax and Pumpkin Seeds

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Servings: 6
Total Time: 3 hours
Recipe by: Rae


1 cup warm water
2 TBSP olive oil
1/4 cup honey
1 package dry yeast (1 1/2 tsp)
3 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup ground flax seeds
1 1/2 tsp salt
2/3 cup milk
1/4 cup pumpkin seeds


1. In the bowl of your stand mixer mix the water, oil, and honey.

2. Sprinkle the yeast over the mixture and let sit for 5 minutes.

3. in the meantime add the flour, flax seeds, and salt in a separate bowl and mix together.

4. Add the dry mixture and milk into yeast mixture and turn on low speed for 15 minutes.

5. Liberally oil a bowl and pour the dough into it. Cover loosely with a cloth and set in a warm place for 45 minutes or until the dough has doubled in size.

6. Oil a 9x5 loaf pan. Scrape the dough into the pan and spread evenly. Sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds. Cover loosely again and set in a warm area for 45 more minutes. The dough should rise up the sides of the pan.

7. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

8. Uncover the pan and bake for 35 minutes or until it has a firm crust and is well browned on the top.

9. Cool for at least 1 hour before slicing.


This is an adapted recipe I found in a cookbook called "Chia, Quinoa, & Kale Oh My!"

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