Sprouted Wheat Berry Flour, Grain Mills, and Bread

JanetMarie

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I experimented with sprouted wheat berries about 12 years ago. I dried the wheat after sprouting, ground it in the Vitamix, then used like regular flour. Same result, crusty on the outside and like bread pudding in the middle.

Since then I bought some bags of various sprouted flours and had good results making bread.
 

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I soaked coarse flour in the amount of water for a bread recipe. I left it in the fridge overnight. DS14 washed dishes and lost the bread machine paddle. I don't have time to make it by hand today.
 

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I saw sprouted wheat flour at a bulk food store yesterday. $2.97/pound. 😲 That sticker shock is keeping me going right now.

I'm trying the coarse ground flour in a simple bread loaf. It is less-bad than my last experiment (so far). Beginning of second rise:View attachment 16832
I'm dumping my sourdough and starting again

Maybe one day I'll get it right 🤔
 

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The Kitchenaid heats up? I think I'd skip that one.

Maybe you could make flat bread? Roll it out thin like a tortilla?
 
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I soaked coarse flour in the amount of water for a bread recipe. I left it in the fridge overnight. DS14 washed dishes and lost the bread machine paddle. I don't have time to make it by hand today.
Bread machine paddle has been found! 🙌 Can't wait to try it tomorrow. Same recipe, difference being letting the flour and liquid soak and rest.
 

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This is soaked loaf before second rise. The dough felt better, but still heavy/dense. I don't know how much heaviness is normal for whole wheat.

The wheat/liquid mash started to oxidize in the fridge. 2 days is not better than overnight.
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