Baking With Whole Wheat Flour (Easy and Delicious Recipes)

If you’d like to try baking with whole wheat flour instead of regular all purpose flour, these easy whole wheat flour recipes will get you started. They’re nutrient dense and so delicious.

Whole Wheat Flour

Whole wheat flour is milled from whole wheat grains, including the bran, germ, and endosperm. It’s higher in nutrients and fiber than regular all purpose wheat flour because it includes all parts of the wheat kernel. It has a slight nutty, robust flavor. Check out this list of easy recipes made with whole wheat flour:

1. Whole Wheat Bread

A loaf of homemade whole wheat bread on a marble cutting board with two thick slices cut.
Whole Wheat Bread

This no-knead whole wheat bread recipe is easier to make and less messy than most traditional homemade breads. It’s also egg free, dairy free, and vegan. Vegan Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

2. Whole Wheat Chocolate Cupcakes

Nine chocolate whole wheat cupcakes lined up in three rows.
Whole Wheat Chocolate Cupcakes

These whole wheat chocolate cupcakes are sweet, moist, and delicious. They’re a nutrient-dense dessert option for special occasions. Whole Wheat Cupcakes Recipe

3. Whole Wheat Pancakes

Three vegan whole wheat pancakes on a plate with fruit and syrup.
Whole Wheat Pancakes

These whole wheat pancakes are hearty and delicious. They’re perfect for breakfast or brunch on the weekends. These easy pancakes are also egg free, dairy free, and vegan. Vegan Whole Wheat Pancakes Recipe

4. Whole Wheat Flaxseed Muffins

Flaxseed muffins on a white plate.
Whole Wheat Flaxseed Muffins

These soft and fluffy muffins made with whole wheat flour and ground flaxseed are perfect for a nutrient-dense breakfast or snack. They freeze well, which makes them ideal for meal prepping. Flaxseed Muffins Recipe

5. Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

Maple sweetened banana muffins piled in a basket lined with a linen napkin.
Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

These yummy banana muffins made with whole wheat flour are sweet, moist, and warmly spiced. They’re refined sugar free and perfect for a nutritious breakfast, snack, or treat. Whole Wheat Banana Muffins Recipe

6. Whole Wheat Maple Syrup Chocolate Chip Cookies

Maple syrup chocolate chip cookies piled on a white plate with a bite missing from one.
Whole Wheat Maple Syrup Chocolate Chip Cookies

These mouthwatering chocolate chip cookies are sweetened with maple syrup and made with whole wheat flour. They’re soft and chewy with crispy edges. Maple Syrup Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

7. Whole Wheat Hidden Veggie Muffins

Hidden veggie muffins on a white plate.
Hidden Veggie Muffins Made With Whole Wheat Flour

These whole wheat flour muffins are loaded with hidden veggies. They make a great nutritious snack or breakfast for picky eaters. Hidden Veggie Muffins Recipe

8. Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Date Cookies

Eight peanut butter date cookies on a white plate.
Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Date Cookies

These soft and chewy peanut butter cookies are made with whole wheat flour and sweetened with dates. These delicious cookies make great after school snacks. Peanut Butter Date Cookies Recipe

9. Vegan Whole Wheat Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Four vegan lemon blueberry muffins on a plate.
Vegan Whole Wheat Lemon Blueberry Muffins

These vegan whole wheat lemon blueberry muffins are sweet, tart, fluffy, and delicious. They’re perfect for breakfast, as a snack, or for a nutritious dessert. Vegan Lemon Blueberry Muffins Recipe

10. Kale Cookies Made With Whole Wheat Flour

Kale cookies on a white plate.
Kale Cookies Made With Whole Wheat Flour

Yes, you read that correctly. These cookies are made with kale! They’re sweet, chewy, and have a subtle hint of kale flavor. These nutritious cookies are so much more delicious than you’d guess. Kale Cookies Recipe

So if you’d like to try baking with whole wheat flour, give some of these simple, delicious recipes a try!

A loaf of homemade whole wheat bread with two slices cut.

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