Honey Oatmeal Buns Subway Style by Uncle Bill

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins




  • In a medium saucepan, combine water, honey and butter.
  • Heat over low heat until liquids are warm (120 F to 130 F.) DO NOT BOIL.
  • In a large bowl or a bread mixing machine, add 5 cups of flour, cooking oats, salt and yeast; mix to blend.
  • Gradually mix in warm liquids and mix until liquids are absorbed.
  • Add eggs and mix for about 3 minutes until all ingredients are well mixed together.
  • Remove dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead in the remaining 1/2 cup of flour.
  • Knead for about 5 minutes until dough is nice and smooth.
  • Roll dough into a ball and place in a lightly greased bowl, turning to grease the top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm area until dough is doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down and divide into 8 equal pieces.
  • Roll dough out into the shape of a log, about 12 inches long and about 1 1/4 inches round.
  • Place dough log buns on 2 large cookie sheets lined with parchment paper, (4 on each sheet)and spaced.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm area until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a small bowl, combine cold water and egg white and whisk until frothy.
  • Brush tops of loaves with egg mixture.
  • Sprinkle quick cooking oats over the top surface of the loaves.
  • Bake in preheated 375 F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until top is lightly browned and the bread sounds hollow when tapped.
  • Cool buns on a wire rack.
  • You are now ready to make your favorite Subway sandwich.
  • You may also make 2 - 4 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch loaves.
  • Bake at 375 F for 35 to 40 minutes or until done.