Oatmeal Bread

Recipe by Mysterygirl
READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soften yeast in the warm water.
  • Combine the boiling water, 1 cup oats, molasses, butter and salt.
  • Cool to lukewarm.
  • Stir in 2 cup of the flour, beat well.
  • Add the softened yeast and 2 beaten eggs, beat well.
  • Stir in enough of the remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  • Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic about 8-10 minutes.
  • Shape into a ball.
  • Place in a lightly oiled bowl, turning once to grease the surface of the dough.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until double (about 1 hour).
  • Punch dough down, turn out onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Divide dough in half and cover with the bowl.
  • Let rest 10 minutes.
  • Coat 2 well greased loaf pans with about 2 Tbsp of rolled oats per pan.
  • Shape dough into loaves.
  • Place the loaves into the pans.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until double (about 30- 45 minutes).
  • Mix the beaten egg white with the tablespoon of water.
  • Brush the tops of the loaves with this mixture.
  • Sprinkle the tops of the loaves with a few more rolled oats.
  • Bake at 375°F till done, about 40 minutes.
  • Cover loosely with foil during the last 15 minutes if the tops are browning too quickly.
  • Remove from pans and cool on a rack.
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