Cost to Make Whole Wheat Bread
Recently I have been challenged to calculate the cost of my homemade bread to see if the savings is really worth it.
This is how I calculate (estimate) the cost of bread per loaf:
My grain costs me about $20.00 per 50 lb bag. It takes roughly one
Saf Yeast costs me $4.99 per pkg (I use SAF Instant yeast). I would use
Salt is 1 tsp. I don't calculate that cost, but call it 1 cent. (I use Real Salt)
Honey and oil are my most expensive ingredients. I would use 2 TB
The oil is 2TB per loaf and I use olive oil which costs me about $13.00 for 2 qts. so
Total estimated expense is $.91.
So even if your ingredient costs are more because you don't buy in
Depending on the size of your family and how many loaves of bread you
Marilyn's Famous Bread Recipe is VERSATILE! Use it to make cinnamon rolls, pizza, bread sticks, and more. Click this link for Whole Wheat Bread Dough Variations. If you use this bread dough to make your own rolls, cinnamon rolls, pizza, etc.the savings continues to grow.