Honey Oatmeal Bread

READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put oats, honey, salt, and butter (if using) into a large bowl. Pour boiling water over and let sit till barely warm.
  • Add yeast and flour, mixing well.
  • Turn out onto floured counter and knead for 5 minutes. Add flour as necessary because this can be a sticky dough due to the honey and oats.
  • Put dough back into bowl, cover with a cloth, and let rise for 1 hour.
  • Turn dough out onto floured counter, punch down, divide into 2 loaves.
  • Place loaves on a lightly greased cookie sheet (or 1/2 sheet pan), cover with cloth again and let rise for 45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees, brush loaves with milk and sprinkle with oats (if desired), and bake for 35 minutes.
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