Recipe for Crunchy Millet Bread

Submitted by: Marcia

Recipe Ingredients:
1 cup  Millet
1 package  Yeast, Active Dry
2 cups  Water
1/4 cup  Safflower Oil
2 tbsp  Molasses
4 cups  Whole Wheat Flour
1 cup  Flour, Unbleached All-Purpose
1 1/2 tsp  Salt
1/4 tsp  Ginger (Powder)
1/4 tsp  Turmeric
2 tbsp  Sunflower Seeds (Toasted)
1/2 cup  Raisins, Seedless
1/2 cup  Apricots (optional)

Cooking Directions:
1.  Toast millet in hot dry skillet, stirring frequently, for 5 to 7 minutes. Combine yeast with 1/2 c warm water and let stand till it froths. Stir in remaining water, oil and molasses.

2.  In a large mixing bowl, combine flours, salt and spices. Make a well in the centre and pour in the wet mixture. Work into a dough and then add sunflower seeds and raisins or apricots if using. Knead dough for 10 minutes, adding more flour as needed.

3.  Cover and let rise until doubled in bulk. Punch down, divide dough into two parts and shape into loaves.

4.  Place in loaf pans and let rise till doubled in bulk. Score the tops, brush with warm water and bake at 400F for 10 Reduce oven to 325F and bake for another 35 minutes. Cool on racks.

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