Honey Oatmeal Bread
|Whole wheat flour||4 3⁄4 Cup (76 tbs)|
|Active dry yeast||3⁄4 Ounce (3 Packages)|
|Milk||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Honey||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Cooking oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Scotch oats||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In large mixer bowl combine 2 cups of the flour and the yeast.
In saucepan heat milk, honey, oil, and salt just till warm (115-120°).
Add to dry mixture in mixer bowl.
Beat at low speed with electric mixer for 1/2 minute, scraping sides of bowl constantly.
Beat 3 minutes at high speed.
By hand, stir in oats and enough of the remaining flour to make a stiff dough.
Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead till smooth and elastic (8 to 10 minutes).
Shape in a ball.
Place in lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface.
Cover; let rise in warm place until double (about 45 minutes).
Punch dough down; turn out on lightly floured surface.
Divide in half.
Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
Shape into two loaves; place in two greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pans.
Cover; let rise in warm place till double (about 30 minutes).
Bake at 375° for 35 to 40 minutes.
Remove from pans; cool on wire racks.