Oatmeal Bread Recipe

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Oatmeal Bread

Christe Harwood

By
@charwood

Genevieve Enderes - this is a very moist bread


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Serves:

2 large or 3 small loaves

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

1 c
quick oatmeal
2 c
boiling water
2 pkg
yeast
1/3 c
lukewarm water
2 1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
sorghum (molasses) or honey
2 Tbsp
butter/oleo, softened
6 c
flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour oatmeal over boiling water, cool till warm
2
Soak yeast in lukewarm water until soft
3
Add to oatmeal; salt, honey/sorghum, butter/oleo. Mix well.
4
Add softened yeast and a total of 6 cups flour. I use my mixer and add 4+ cups while the mixer can handle it.
5
Knead till it forms a soft mound. If not understandable (soft mound) ask Dear Hubby - he'll know.
6
Let rise until double. Punch down. Make into loaves. Let rise till doubled. Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes.
7
You may vary this bread with the following additions that you ad following the softened yeast:
#1 - 1 c. raisins
#2 - 3/4 c. citron or dried fruit or both
#3 - 1/2 c. orange marmalade (Cut your honey/sorghum to 1/4 c.
#4 - 1/2 t. dried parsley, 1/2 t. anise seed, 2 t. dried savory, 1/4 t. powdered thyme
#5 - My favorite - 2 t. crumbled leaf sage, 1 t. leaf or dried marjoram, 1/2 t. caraway seed

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads