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Old Fashioned Oatmeal Bread

  Rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105 To 115 Degrees)
  Dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages)
  Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon
  1% low fat milk 1 Cup (16 tbs), warm
  Packed dark brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Bread flour 5 Cup (80 tbs), divided

In a saucepan combine oats and boiling water.
Cook over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly.
Let stand until cool.
In a small bowl combine warm water, yeast and granulated sugar; mix well.
In a large bowl combine oatmeal, milk, brown sugar, salt and yeast mixture; mix well.
Add 4 cups bread flour 1 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Add enough remaining 1 cup flour to make a medium dough.
Shape into ball.
Grease a large bowl well.
In the prepared bowl place the dough, turning to grease surface; cover.
Let rise for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down.
Shape into 2 loaves.
Grease two 5 x 9-inch loaf pans.
Into the prepared pans place loaves; cover.
Let rise until doubled in bulk.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Bake for 45 to 50 minutes.
Remove from pans.
On a wire rack cool bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2707 Calories from Fat 182

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g33%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g21%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.3 mg3.8%

Sodium 5948.3 mg247.8%

Total Carbohydrates 529 g176.3%

Dietary Fiber 29.7 g118.6%

Sugars 71.2 g

Protein 93 g187%

Vitamin A 9.1% Vitamin C 0.07%

Calcium 42.6% Iron 71.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Old Fashioned Oatmeal Bread Recipe