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Oatmeal Molasses Bread

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Quick cooking oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All bran 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Toasted wheat germ 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (Two 1/4 Ounce Packages)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In a large mixing bowl, combine 3 cups flour, oats, All-Bran, wheat germ, yeast and salt.
In a saucepan, heat the water, molasses and butter to 120°-1 30°.
Add to dry ingredients; beat until smooth.
Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured surface; 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.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in half.
Shape into loaves.
Place in two greased 9-in x 5-in x 3-in loaf pans.
Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
Brush tops with butter if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Oat
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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