Total Time
2hrs 40mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 2 hrs

From Taste of Home. One of my first attempts at making bread many moons ago - yields a very tasty, slightly sweet and wholesome bread.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine boiling water, oats, molasses,shortening, orange juice and salt; let stand until warm (110-115).
  2. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water; add to oat mixture.
  3. Add whole wheat flour and beat until smooth. Add enough all-purpose flour to form a soft dough.
  4. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6- 8 minutes.
  5. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  6. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  7. Punch dough down.
  8. Shape into two loaves; place in greased 8-in. x 4-in. x 2-in. loaf pans.
  9. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  10. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.
  11. Remove from pans; brush with butter or margarine.
  12. Cool on wire racks.
  13. Yield: 2 loaves (32 slices).

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