Ellsworth Oatmeal Bread Recipe

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Ellsworth Oatmeal Bread

Christe Harwood

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@charwood

Helen & Louis Rowell - This is one of Louis's favorite breads. It's an old recipe which was made by a college friend's grandmother from Ellsworth


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Ingredients

3 1/2 c
boiling water
2 c
heaing rolled oats
1 c
steel cut oats or crackling wheat
2/3 c
shortening
1 c
molasses or honey
2 Tbsp
salt
4 pkg
yeast dissolved in 1 cup water
4
eggs
11-12 c
flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large pan add the following; boiling water, rolled oats, steel cut oats/crackling wheat, shortening, molasses/honey, salt.
2
Cool until warm, then add; dissolved yeast and eggs.
3
Stir and then mix in flour (bread flour preferred). Add flour to desired consistency. Now knead bread about 10 minutes until elastic. Let rise until double.
4
Shape into 5 loaves & let rise again till double & some lighter in weight. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads