Oatmeal Molasses Bread

Recipe by Amber 505
READY IN: 3hrs
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Dissolve the yeast in one cup of lukewarm water with 1 teaspoon of the sugar.
  • In a separate bowl combine the remaining water with the molasses, shortening and salt.
  • Add the remaining sugar and the yeast mixture, mix until smooth.
  • Gradually add the flour mix.
  • Place dough on a light floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 12 minutes.
  • Place dough in a grease bowl, turn dough over to grease the other side.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  • Divide into three portions and shape into balls.
  • Place three balls side by side in a baking pan.
  • Brush top lightly with melted margarine and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Heat the oven to 375F degrees.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until the golden brown (use the lowest rack in the oven).
  • Remove bread from the pan and brush the top with additional melted margarine sprinkle with quick oats, place back in oven for 15 minutes.
  • Place on wire racks to cool.