Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

from 'Cooking Light' magazine. This bread has a slightly sweet taste, from the molasses. Good toasted for breakfast.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in medium saucepan. Add wild rice to pan, reduce heat, cover, and simmer 1 hour until tender. Drain any excess liquid and set rice aside.
  2. Bring 1 cup water to boil in medium saucepan. Add oats, and cook over medium-high heat 2 1/2 minutes until thick, stirring constantly. Pour oatmeal into large bowl. In small bowl, dissolve 1 tsp sugar and yeast in 1/2 cup warm water. Let stand 5 minutes. In pan with oatmeal mixture, add rice, yeast mixture, warm milk, 1/4 cup sugar, molasses and salt. Stir until blended.
  3. Add 4 1/2 cups flour to oatmeal mixture, stir until blended. Turn dough onto well floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, (about 5 minutes). Add flour 1 tsp at a time to prevent dough sticking to hands. Dough will feel slightly tacky and sticky.
  4. Place dough in large bowl sprayed with cooking spray. Turn to coat top. Cover and leave to rise in a warm place about 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  5. Punch dough down, leat rest 5 minutes. Roll dough into a 14X7 inch rectangle on a floured surface. Roll up rectangle tightly from the short edge. Press down firmly to squeeze out air pockets. Pinch seam and ends to seal. Place roll, seam side down, in a 9X5 inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. cover and let rise 45 minutes until doubled in size.
  6. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Bake 35 minutes until loaf sounds hollow when tapped. Remove loaf from pan and cool on wire rack.

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