Homemade Whole Wheat Bread Recipe : A Step-by-Step Guide

Whole wheat bread is a delightful, nutritious option that offers a hearty flavor and a wealth of health benefits

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Instant Pot French Toast Recipe

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Homemade Whole Wheat Bread Recipe : A Step-by-Step Guide

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 75 min Total Time 1 hr 20 mins Servings: 1 Calories: 150 kcal Best Season: Summer


Whether you're a bread enthusiast or someone seeking a healthier alternative to store-bought white bread, making your own whole wheat bread can be a rewarding experience. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the process of crafting a delectable loaf of 100% whole wheat bread, from the ingredients you need to the step-by-step instructions for both bread machines and traditional hand-kneading methods. Let's dive in!


Ingredients for 100% Whole Wheat Bread Recipe :


  1. Cut the loaf into bite-size pieces and let it dry overnight on a cookie sheet or pan.
    You can use parchment paper in the bottom too for easy release. (you can use the special pan made for IP too if you have it).
  2. Spray the bottom and sides of your dish with nonstick baking spray.
  3. Whisk the eggs and then add the milk, vanilla, sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon.
  4. Add the dried bread pieces. Let them soak for about 10 minutes. Stirring occasionally to make sure every piece of bread gets into the milk mixture.
  5. Dump the mixture into your prepared dish. Cover the dish really well with foil.
    I put a piece over the top and then also placed the dish on a piece of foil and brought the edges up around it. (This helps seal out the moisture while it is steaming).
  6. Place your trivet that came with the Instant Pot in the bottom of the pot and pour 1 cup of water into the pot. Place your baking dish on top of the trivet. Place the lid on the instant pot and make sure the vent is turned to “seal”.
  7. Set manual and pressure to high for 40 minutes.
  8. When the timer goes off cover the vent with a towel and quick release the steam.
  9. Remove the dish carefully as it will be hot and remove the foil from the dish draining.
    Top with powdered sugar, cinnamon, homemade candied pecans, and whipped cream to make it extra yummy!
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 5

Servings 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 730kcal
Calories from Fat 250kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 195mg65%
Sodium 730mg31%
Total Carbohydrate 19g7%
Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Sugars 10g
Protein 97g194%

Vitamin C 10 mg
Iron 12 mg
Vitamin E 8 IU
Vitamin K 5 mcg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


  • Cook this recipe at low heat.
  • Use fresh ingredients for better taste
  • After cooking, wait for at least 15 minutes for better taste
Keywords: home made, vegan, gluten free
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