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Oatmeal Wheat Bread

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Ingredients
  Boiling water 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Quick cooking oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (Two 1/4 Ounce Packages)
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (110° To 115°)
  Whole wheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Melted butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In a large mixing bowl, combine boiling water, oats, molasses, shortening, orange juice and salt; let stand until warm (110°-115°).
In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water; add to oat mixture.
Add whole wheat flour and beat until smooth.
Add enough all-purpose flour to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured board; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
Punch dough down.
Shape into two loaves; place in greased 8-in.x 4-in.x 2-in.loaf pans.
Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
Bake at 350° for 40 minutes.
Remove from pans; brush with butter.
Cool on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Everyday

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