Whole Wheat Walnut Bread
Prep time: 2 hours 5 mins
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 2 hours 40 mins
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups King Arthur unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup King Arthur whole wheat flour
  • 1¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 1 egg white
  1. Add water, sugar, and yeast to a large bowl and let stand 10 minutes (yeast should be poofy).
  2. Add butter, salt, and 1 cup of whole wheat flour and mix with a fork or standalone mixer with hook attachment.
  3. Chop walnuts to a coarse texture in a food processor.
  4. Add remaining flour a little at a time, interchangeably with nut and oat mixture.
  5. Knead by hand on a floured surface or with mixer for 10 minutes.
  6. Place in a greased bowl and cover for 1 hour.
  7. Punch dough down and form into a log. Brush all around with egg white and roll in oats.
  8. Fold ends underneath and place into a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Cover and let rise 45 minutes.
  9. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  10. Bake for 35-45 minutes.
  11. Turn onto wire cooling rack immediately and let cool before serving.
Makes one 1.5lb loaf
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at https://www.mysanfranciscokitchen.com/whole-wheat-walnut-bread/