Wholewheat Flax & Sunflower Seed Bread

3 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

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1/2 cup liquid honey or white sugar
6 1/2 cups Water
1 tsp Salt
1 1/2 Tbsp Yeast active dry yeast
1/2 cup Olive oil
1/4 cup ground flax
1 cup shelled sunflower seeds
6 cups All purpose flour
6 cups Whole wheat flour

Original recipe makes 64 Servings



Take 1/2 cup of honey or sugar. In another cup take 1/2 cup of warm water, 1 tsp of the honey or sugar, 1 1/2 Tbsp. of yeast (or a package of yeast). Mix and let stand 10 min.

In mixing bowl, take honey, 1 tsp. salt, 1/3 cup olive oil, 6 cups warm water. Add yeast mixture. Mix in ground flax, sunflower seeds and flours. Mix in enough flour (more if required) to make stiff and not too sticky.

Let rise 1 1/2 hours in warm place. Punch down and let raise again for another 1 hour. Put in pans and let raise for another 1 hour.

Bake at 350 F. for 35 minutes until brown.

Let cool. Freeze if you want.

Yield: 4 loaves ( 1 loaf makes 16 slices)


If not wanting to add ground flax, increase oil to 1/2 cup. If not using sunflower seeds add extra cup flour.

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I should have put for 6-7 cups of all-purpose flour not the 4 cups.
MayB1 3y ago

A good-tasting bread, but had to adjust measurements a lot. Found way too much liquid & had to add lots more flour. Also recommend adding the liquid to the flour mix instead to test the ratio. Will make again though.
Jinjamatt 3y ago

I make this bread frequently, my family loves it!!!!
MayB1 3y ago

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