Ellsworth Oatmeal Bread

Ellsworth Oatmeal Bread Recipe

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Christe Harwood


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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45 Min


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

How to Make Ellsworth Oatmeal Bread


  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.

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Course/Dish: Other Breads

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