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Basic Oatmeal Bread

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Ingredients
  Dry yeast 2 Teaspoon
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Skim milk 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 3 Teaspoon
  Oil 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Wheat germ 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Egg whites 2 , beaten
Directions

1. Sprinkle yeast into warm water.
2. Scald milk and mix with oats, honey, oil, and salt.
3. Cool to lukewarm and add wheat germ and 2 cups of whole wheat flour. Beat well.
4. Add yeast mixture and egg whites. Beat well.
5. Add enough flour to make a soft dough. Turn onto floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, 10 minutes.
6. Place in bowl. Cover; let rise until double, about 1 hour.
7. Punch down. Divide in half and let rest 10 minutes. Shape into loaves and place in nonstick loaf pans. Let rise until double, about 1 hour.
8. If you like, brush loaf tops with 1 beaten egg white and 1 tablespoon water. Then sprinkle rolled oats lightly over the tops.
9. Bake 375° for 40 minutes. Cover with foil for last 20 minutes to prevent burning. Cool on racks before slicing.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread

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