Oatmeal Bread

READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
heidi
Recipe by bert2421

Foolproof and absolutely delicious!

Top Review by BlessedOne

I made this with about 3/4 Tbsp. of salt (perfect amount for me), using whole wheat pastry flour. I had to add at least 1 cup more of flour so it would not be sticky, so I could knead it as suggested by another reviewer. It didn't seem to rise very well, so maybe next time I will jut try to bake it sticky, without more flour and without kneading. Although, I think it would be too sticky to even shape into a ball (step 5) as the recipe is. the taste is very good, so it is definitely worth another try.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pour boiling water over oats; let rest 2 hours.
  2. Sprinkle yeast over lukewarm water; stir until dissolved.
  3. Add to oats with molasses, salt and butter.
  4. Stir in flour, beating with wooden spoon until well mixed.
  5. Shape into ball.
  6. Place in a buttered bowl, cover with tea towel and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  7. Punch down, then beat again until smooth.
  8. Divide batter into 2 buttered loaf pans.
  9. Let rise until doubled, about 40 minutes.
  10. Bake in 375 oven for 40-45 minutes, or til loaves are golden and pull away from sides of pan.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a