Oatmeal Dark Bread

mary Armstrong


This is such a good bread! The house smells sooo


★★★★★ 1 vote



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  • 1 c
    rolled oats
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1/3 c
    lukewarm water
  • 2 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1 pinch
  • 1/2 c
    dark molasses
  • 2 Tbsp
    soft butter
  • 2 1/2 tsp
  • 6 c
    enriched white flour

How to Make Oatmeal Dark Bread


  1. Mix together in a large bowl the 1 cup rolled oats and 2 cups boiling water, cool 1/2 hour.
  2. Mix the yeast, lukewarm water and sugar and set aside.
  3. Add to cooled oatmeal mixture:
    Molasses, soft butter, salt and yeast mixture. Then gradually add about 6 cups of flour. Dough should come away from the bowl or stick to the dough hook if you use a stand mixer. Place dough in a greased bowl, turn once to grease both sides of dough. Let rise until double, punch down dough. Shape into loaf and place in a 9x5x3 pan and let rise until double. Bake at 350 degrees for about one hour. Makes 2 loaves.

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About Oatmeal Dark Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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