1½c. warm water
½oz. active dry yeast
2½c. bread flour
½c. cracked wheat
2c. whole wheat flour
2tbsp. butter, melted
additional melted butter for topping
In large bowl mix warm water, dry yeast, and 1 tablespoon honey. Wait a minute, then stir in 2½c. bread flour. Let sit a half-hour or until foamy.
In small bowl, soak cracked wheat in 1c. cold water for 5 minutes. To bread-flour mixture, add salt, whole wheat flour, 2tbsp honey, and melted butter. Drain cracked wheat and stir in. Turn onto floured surface and knead with whole wheat flour until barely elastic (10 minutes).
Coat a large bowl with cooking spray. Place dough in bowl; turn once to coat. Cover with damp towel, let rise until doubled. Punch down and divide into two greased loaf pans. Allow to rise just over top of pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes. With pastry brush and melted butter, paint crust with magical symbols (suns, runes, ogham, etc.) as desired.