Thursday, September 22, 2011

Oatmeal Molasses Bread

Another good one from Taste of Home. It's slightly sweet and dense.


  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 package (1.4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 to 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted

Directions

  • In a bowl, pour boiling water over oats. Let stand until mixture cools to 110° to 115°, stirring occasionally.
  • In a bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the molasses, oil, salt, oat mixture and 3 cups flour; beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning once to coat top. Cove rand let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours.
  • Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in half. Shape into loaves. Place in two 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to cool on wire racks. Brush with melted butter. Yield: 2 loaves (16 slices each).

3 comments:

El Oteador de los Mercados said...

It looks really delicious

My Italian Smörgåsbord said...

bread? yeast? yum! :)
what is molasses?
xxx

Medifast Coupons said...

Nice looking loaf, look forward to trying.

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