Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups warm water
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoon of yeast (or two packets)
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup vegan soymilk
  • 3 to 4 cups unbleached white flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions:

This is super easy to make. Most of the time is spent letting the dough rise and bake. You don’t spend much time in the kitchen…I SWEAR!

Mix water, yeast and 1 tablespoon of the molasses together in a large bowl. Pour in the 3 cups of wheat flour and mix well. Cover the bowl with a towel and place in a dry place. Let it sit for a minimum of 20 minutes, up to a day! Fit it into YOUR schedule.

Pour in the rest of the molasses, oil, soy milk and salt. Mix together. Begin adding white flour, a 1/2 cup at a time. After the third cup, it begins to get pretty dense. I begin kneading the vegan bread in the bowl and it is still a bit “sticky,” so I’ll add another 1/2 to 1 cup of flour as I knead the vegan bread. Knead it for 5 to 10 minutes until it is smooth and elastic.

Cut the dough into two, equal parts. Shape them into loaves and place them into two, 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 greased vegan bread pans. (You can also make 24 rolls…or 1 loaf, and 12 rolls…whatever you want!!!).

Cover pans with a towel in a warm place and let the dough double in size. This will take at least an hour to an hour and a half.

Baking: Bake loaves at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes. Rolls should be baked at 375 degrees F for 20 minutes.

Serves: many!