No-Knead Whole Wheat Bread with Sorghum Flour Recipe

No-Knead Whole Wheat Bread with Sorghum Flour Recipe

How To Make No-Knead Whole Wheat Bread with Sorghum Flour

This whole wheat bread recipe doesn’t require any kneading. Learn how to make your own artisanal bread with a combination of wheat and sorghum flour.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Rise and Cool Time: 4 hours 35 minutes
Total: 5 hours 35 minutes



  • ozactive dry yeast
  • cupslukewarm wateror more as needed
  • 2cupswhole wheat flour
  • cupssorghum flour
  • ½tspsalt
  • 2tbspwhole wheat flourdivided


  1. Dissolve yeast in 1½ cups lukewarm water in a small bowl. Let stand for about 5 minutes, or until bubbly.

  2. Mix 2 cups whole wheat flour, sorghum flour, and salt in a large plastic container with a lid.

  3. Stir in the yeast mixture with a wooden spoon, adding more water if the dough is not evenly moistened.

  4. Cover with a lid and let rise in a warm, draft-free place for 2 hours, or until its volume doubles.

  5. Dust a cutting board with 1 tablespoon of whole wheat flour. Turn the dough out onto the board and briefly knead with your hands. Shape into a round loaf.

  6. Sprinkle remaining 1 tablespoon flour over a clean dish towel; place in a bowl.

  7. Place dough in the bowl and cover with the ends of the dishtowel; let rise for about 1½ hours or until it has nearly doubled in volume

  8. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) after the dough has been rising for 45 minutes.

  9. After 25 minutes, place a lidded Dutch oven inside.

  10. Remove hot Dutch oven from the oven using oven mitts. Using floured hands, place dough inside carefully. Cover with the hot lid.

  11. Bake bread covered in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.

  12. Remove the lid and continue baking for about 10 minutes, or until the top is golden brown. Lift bread out of the Dutch oven using oven mitts and tap the bottom; if it sounds hollow, bread is done.

  13. Let cool for at least 1 hour on a wire rack.


  • Calories: 145.06kcal
  • Fat: 0.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.16g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.88g
  • Fiber: 2.74g
  • Sugar: 0.09g
  • Protein: 4.84g
  • Sodium: 98.86mg
  • Calcium: 9.47mg
  • Potassium: 109.16mg
  • Iron: 0.97mg
  • Vitamin C: 0.12mg
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