4-Ingredient Whole Wheat Bread Recipe: No Eggs, Butter, Dairy or Oil by 30Seconds Food

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a year ago

4-Ingredient Whole Wheat Bread Recipe: No Eggs, Butter, Dairy or Oil

So you've made rustic bread, milk bread, biscuit bread, Amish bread, biscuits and cloud bread. Now we think it's time to bake whole wheat bread. And guess what? This bread recipe doesn't call for eggs! 

The dough is made with whole-wheat flour, yeast, salt, maple syrup or honey and water. That's all she wrote. Put the dough into a loaf pan, let it rise for 20 minutes, bake and you're house is going to smell like a bakery. Delicious! 

This easy four-ingredient whole-wheat bread recipe is amazing hot right out of the oven. Store uneaten bread in an airtight container. Use it for toast or sandwiches or serve with dinner with butter. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: Makes 1 loaf


  • 4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon instant dry yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup or honey
  • 2 cups warm water

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Whisk together the flour, yeast and salt in a mixing bowl.
  2. Stir together the maple syrup or honey and water in a bowl. Add to the dry ingredients. Mix well (it will be sticky).
  3. Put the dough into a 9x5-inch loaf pan that's been lined with parchment paper. Let the dough rise for 20 minutes.
  4. Bake in a preheated 400-degree F oven for about 35 to 40 minutes or until golden and cooked through. 

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Maple Syrup $3 & Up
Honey $4 & Up
Loaf Pans $6 & Up
Parchment Paper $3 & Up

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Elisa Schmitz
A healthier bread recipe? Yes, please! Loving all these yummy baking therapy ideas, haha!
Thanks for the easy bread recipe I'm all for it...
Thanks for posting the recipe. Would a second rise lighten the bread?
Donna John
We've never tried that, but I don't see why not. Please let us know how it turns out for you.

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