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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Rating:
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Cook:
45 Min

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

Step-By-Step

1In large pan add the following; boiling water, rolled oats, steel cut oats/crackling wheat, shortening, molasses/honey, salt.

2Cool until warm, then add; dissolved yeast and eggs.

3Stir 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.

4Shape 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