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Flax Seed Bread

1 1/4 cups whole-wheat flour
1 cup bread flour
1 cup warm water
1 2 1/4 teaspoons package dry yeast
3/4 cup flaxseed
3 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
2 tablespoons wheat-bran cereal
3 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon molasses
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons bread flour
Cooking spray
2 teaspoons cornmeal
1 large egg white, lightly beaten

Combine the bread flour, water, and yeast in a large bowl and stir well with a whisk. Cover and let stand at room temperature for one hour. Place 1/2 cup flaxseed in a spice or coffee grinder and process until finely ground. Add the ground flaxseed, whole-wheat flour, 2 tablespoons whole flaxseed, nonfat dry milk, wheat-bran cereal, honey, molasses, and salt to the yeast mixture, and stir until a soft dough forms. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead until smooth and elastic, 5-10 minutes, adding in bread flour, 1 tablespoon at a time, as needed to prevent the dough from sticking to your hands. Shape the dough into a 5″ round loaf and place it on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray and sprinkled with cornmeal. Brush the loaf with egg white and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon flaxseed. Make 3 diagonal cuts 1/4-inch-deep across top of loaf using a sharp knife. Cover the dough and let it rise about 1 1/2 hours, or until it doubles in size. Bake at 375° F for approximately 30 minutes. Remove bread from the pan and cool on a wire rack.

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1 J { 02.15.14 at 1:55 pm }

Any chance nutritional information can be divulged with your recipes? I’m diabetic and need to watch carbs, fat and calories. Thanks!

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