Soft Oatmeal Molasses Bread

Recipe by grandma2969
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • in a bowl, combine first 4 ingredients -- set aside to cool --
  • in large mixng bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water, sprinkle with sugar, let stand 3 minutes.
  • add oat mixture, brown sugar, molasses and 3 cups of flour.mix well.
  • add enough remaining flour to form soft dough --
  • turn onto lightly floured surface and knead for 6-8 minutes.or until smooth and elastic.
  • place in a greased bowl,, turning to grease top.cover and let rise for 1 hour in a warm place.
  • punch dough down.divide in half and shape into loaves.
  • place in 2 greased 9x5" loaf pans.
  • cover and let rise for 45 minutes.
  • bake at 375* for 30-35 minutes or golden brown.
  • cool in pans on rack for 10 minutes.
  • remove from pans and cool completely on rack.
  • brush with additional melted butter after 10 minutes of cooling -- .