Total Time
1hr
Prep 1 hr
Cook 0 mins

This recipe was a favourite in our home when family was growing up - from a Robin Hood Flour cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat water nearly to boiling.
  2. Combine oats, molasses, brown sugar, shortening, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg and pour hot water over mixture; cool this mixture to lukewarm.
  3. Dissolve sugar and yeast in warm water and let stand for 10 minutes; add to oat mixture.
  4. Beat in 2 cups whole wheat flour and beat; then stir in remaining 1 cup and enough all-purpose flour for dough to leave sides of bowl.
  5. Knead 10-12 minutes, adding flour to make dough smooth. Add raisins (I add with the flour).
  6. Shape into a ball; rise until double, punch down and put into pans.
  7. Rise again, then bake at 375°F for 15 minutes, then at 350°F for 45 minutes or until done.

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