Whole Wheat-Cranberry Bread

Serve your family with this homemade whole wheat and cranberry bread made using Gold Medal® flour.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 45 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1-Pound Recipe (8 slices)

3/4
cup water
2
tablespoons honey
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ Better for Bread™ bread flour
3/4
cup Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground mace
1 1/4
teaspoons bread machine yeast
1/3
cup dried cranberries of golden raisins

1 1/2-Pound Recipe (12 sclices)

1
cup plus 2 tablespoons water
1/4
cup honey
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2
cups Gold Medal™ Better for Bread™ bread flour
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
3/4
teaspoon ground mace
2
teaspoons bread machine yeast
1/2
cup dried cranberries of golden raisins
  • 1 Make 1 1/2-Pound Recipe with bread machines that use 3 cups flour, or make 1-Pound Recipe with bread machines that use 2 cups flour.
  • 2 Measure carefully, placing all ingredients except cranberries in bread machine pan in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Add cranberries at the raisin/nut signal or 5 to 10 minutes before last kneading cycle ends.
  • 3 Select Whole Wheat or Basic/White cycle. Use Medium or Light crust color.
  • 4 Do not use delay cycles. Remove baked bread from pan, and cool on wire rack.

Expert Tips

You’ll love making these flavorful butters. Prepare them to serve or to give with a loaf of bread. Be sure to store them in the refrigerator until ready to serve. • Cranberry-Orange Butter: Mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened, and 2 tablespoons cranberry-orange relish or sauce until blended. • Strawberry Butter: Blend 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 1/2 cup sliced strawberries and 2 teaspoons grated orange peel in blender or food processor until smooth. • Pecan Butter: Mix 1 cup butter or margarine, softened, 1/4 cup packed brown sugar and 1/2 cup chopped pecans until smooth. • Maple-Peanut Butter Spread: Mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened, 1/2 cup peanut butter and 1/4 cup maple-flavored syrup until smooth.