Oatmeal Molasses Bread I

Recipe by P48422
READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Mix the boiling water, butter and oatmeal.
  • Let stand 30 minutes or until cool.
  • Mix the yeast and warm water in the bowl of your mixer and let stand until proofed.
  • Add the oatmeal mixture and the molasses.
  • Mix the salt with one cup of the flour and add to the mix.
  • Mix until combined.
  • With the dough hook attachment on the mixer, keep adding flour until the dough comes together and is no longer sticky.
  • Then let it knead on low speed about 10 minutes.
  • Take the dough out of the bowl and finish kneading by hand until somewhat smooth- this dough is a little rough textured.
  • Turn into a buttered bowl, cover with plastic wrap, then a towel and let stand to rise until doubled (about 2 hours).
  • Punch down, divide and shape into 2 loaves, place in greased loaf pans, set aside to rise again.
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Bake the loaves until done, about 35- 45 minutes.