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Oatmeal Bread

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“I got this recipe from my mom's recipe card collection!! She said it was a really good bread...I tried it and agreed, it is amazing!! I made it with whole wheat flour (4 3/4 cups) and it turned out great. Instead of making it into loaves I made it into dinner rolls and it worked really well. The written recipe was a little vague about cook time and rising time so I used other recipes as a guideline so what I have written in the recipe isn't necessarily correct, you can adjust it as you see fit. The cook time is pretty much a guess as I made mine into rolls which took only about 10 minutes to bake so you may just have to keep an eye on it while it's baking. Prep. time listed includes rising time. Enjoy!!”
4hrs 15mins
3 small loaves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil, pour over oatmeal, and let cool.
  2. Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water and let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. To oatmeal mixture, add sugar, yeast, butter, molasses, and flour.
  4. Knead hard and let rise for 45 minutes. Punch down and let rise an additional 30 minutes.
  5. Place into greased bread pans and let rise 2 hours.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 60 minutes.

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