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Oatmeal Molasses Bread

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  Boiling water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Regular oats 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Light molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (110 To 115 F)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs) (Gold Medal)
  Egg white 1 , slightly beaten
  Regular oats 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), crushed
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Mix boiling water, 1/2 cup oats, the shortening, molasses and 2 teaspoons salt in large mixer bowl; cool to lukewarm.
Dissolve yeast in warm water.
Stir yeast, egg and 1 1/2 cups of the flour into the oat mixture.
Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl frequently, 2 minutes.
Stir in remaining flour until smooth.
Smooth and pat batter in greased 2-pound coffee can with floured hands.
Brush top with egg white.
Mix 1/4 cup oats and 1/4 teaspoon salt; sprinkle over top.
Let rise in warm place until double, about 1 1/2 hours.
Heat oven to 375°.
Bake until loaf is brown and sounds hollow when tapped, 50 to 55 minutes. (If loaf is browning too quickly, cover with foil during last 15 minutes of baking.) Remove from can; cool on wire rack.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2124 Calories from Fat 497

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.9%

Saturated Fat 13.9 g69.6%

Trans Fat 5.9 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 4540.9 mg189.2%

Total Carbohydrates 352 g117.5%

Dietary Fiber 13.8 g55%

Sugars 48.7 g

Protein 52 g104.3%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 0.04%

Calcium 28.3% Iron 131.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Oatmeal Molasses Bread Recipe