Gail Herbest


My favorite thing to make is bread I make a couple loaves every week.This has a light oat flavor and wonderful texture. Very easy to make. YUM!!


★★★★★ 4 votes

2 large loaves
2 Hr 30 Min
35 Min


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3 c
warm water
4 Tbsp
melted butter, cool slightly
2 tsp
6 c
sifted bread flour, plus more for bread board while kneading
1 c
quick cooking oats
4 Tbsp
brown sugar
3 tsp

How to Make OAT BREAD


  • 1add yeast to warm water and allow to proof for about 10 minutes
  • 2In large bowl, place 6 cups of flour, oats, salt and brown sugar ( breaking up any clumped pieces of the brown sugar)
  • 3pour into the flour mixture, cooled butter and proofed yeast, Mix well, dough will be sticky
  • 4on a well floured bread board turn out dough and knead lightly adding more flour as needed ( I use about 1 more cup) the dough will become a little tacky but will not be sticky. Knead for 10 minutes
  • 5place in a greased bowl turn dough over to distribute the oil.
  • 6Cover and let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour or until doubled.
  • 7Punch down, shape into loaves place into greased bread pans and allow to rise again until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • 8Bake in 350 degree preheated oven for 30-35 minutes until bread sound hollow when tapped and tops are golden brown
  • 9**** You can cut this recipe in half and throw everything into a bread machine, follow the manufacturer directions, use the light setting
  • 10You can also use all purpose flour and regular rolled oats if that is what you have on hand.

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Course/Dish: Breads, Other Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Oats, #yeast

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