Jul 19, 2020

Cracked Wheat No Knead Bread

Cracked Wheat No Knead BreadHere’s another no knead bread that I love. It’s crunchy on the outside and on the inside too! I make it with two kinds of flour (whole wheat and white) and then I add a half cup of cracked wheat to the dough. The result is a fabulous high-fiber bread with a golden crust and a delicious nutty interior with lots of crunch.

Cracked wheat is made by milling raw wheat berries into smaller pieces, preserving the nutrient and fiber rich bran and germ layers. So this delicious loaf has extra fiber and protein, and cracked wheat is also a good source of iron.

If you like hearty, farm-style bread with extra crunch, you will love this recipe. I have never been able to find cracked wheat at the  store so I order it online, solely to make this recipe. Cracked wheat is a series of uncooked, hard, dry pieces and looks like this:

Cracked WheatI have also made the same recipe with steel-cut oats but it does not have the flavor or texture that this one does.  I use the overnight version to allow the uncooked cracked wheat time to soften. Click here for the recipe. – Jenny Jones

5 Comments on "Cracked Wheat No Knead Bread"

  1. Glor

    You look like an angel,
    ’cause that’s what you are,
    Made hopeless cooks
    Chefs above par
    And saved our sanity,
    From Covid’s punch,
    We’re eating gourmet,
    Not simple lunch,
    Without adding inches
    Nor robbing the banks
    You’re greatly admired,
    Billion times “Thanks”

  2. Glor

    Hi Jenny….simply love all your recipes especially all the bread, rye in particular. I came across an oven thermometer in a drawer so when heating up for the rye bread I placed it in the oven to check it out…….turned out my oven took another 20 min before reaching the desired temperature ……so the dough had actually been left for about an hour instead of the 35min and the result was fabulous. The dough hard risen much higher by the time I placed it in the oven resulting in a much lighter and larger delicious loaf…………perfection!……I had to try very hard not to finish the whole loaf myself, To me you are heaven sent , thanks so much.

  3. Bill Long

    Jenny, i just , in the last several days found your you tube channel and love it. Food prep is so easy on the ones ive tried. I must say, and i hope you are not offended, your husband is a very lucky man. I hope he knows that and treats you with all the Love and respect you deserve, not to mention a very beautiful lady. I am a widower now, and cook for myself, live alone especially now with all the Convid going on. I pray everyday day to find a wonderful lady like yourself to love and cherish. Keep it up!
    God Bless
    Bill Long, North Carolina

  4. Sandra Land

    Jenny, just found your site on utube.and was wondering if can make your easy nomad bread in hot pot

  5. Yvonne

    Fabulous recipes. Glad to see you posting again.

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