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Mary's Oatmeal Bread

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“The Hills's were a family of 9 total and not wealthy. This bread was made often because as the box back then said "Oats, the breakfast food that saves money at lunch and dinner too".”
READY IN:
1hr 45mins
YIELD:
2 loaves
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve the yeast in warm water. Combine milk and cold water, then heat in sauce pan. Pour the hot liquid over the butter, sugar and salt; stir until butter melts. Cool till lukewarm. Stir in 2 cups flour, dissolved yeast and oats. Stir in enough additional flour to make soft dough.
  2. Turn out onto lightly floured surface; knead about 8-10 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Shape to form ball; place in greased bowl, turning to coat surface of dough. Cover and lets rise in warm place for about 1 hour or until double in size.
  3. Punch dough down. Cover; let rest 10 minute Shape to form 2 loaves. Place in 2 greased loaf pans (9x5). Brush lightly with melted butter. Cover, let rise about 45 min or until nearly doubled in size.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 45-50 minute.

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