Oatmeal Bread
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Serves: 2 loaves
 
Ingredients
  • 2 pkgs active dry yeast
  • 2½ tsp salt
  • 6 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 4½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup solid vegetable shortening
  • ⅓ cup honey or molasses
  • 2 cups very warm water (120°-130°F)
  • 1½ cups quick-cooking oatmeal
Instructions
  1. In large mixing bowl combine yeast, salt, Buttermilk Blend and 2½ cups flour.
  2. Add shortening and honey.
  3. Add warm water and blend at low speed until moistened.
  4. Beat on medium speed 3 minutes.
  5. By hand, stir in oatmeal and enough remaining flour (1½ to 2 cups) to make a soft dough.
  6. Turn out onto lightly-floured board, cover, and let rest 5 minutes.
  7. Knead until smooth and elastic (6 to 8 minutes).
  8. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease all sides.
  9. Cover, let rise in warm place, free from drafts, until double in bulk (about 1 to 1½ hours).
  10. Punch down.
  11. Cover and allow to rest 10 minutes.
  12. Shape into 2 loaves.
  13. Place in 2 greased 8-inch loaf pans.
  14. Let rise until doubled (45 to 60 minutes).
  15. Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 35 - 40 minutes, or until golden brown and loaves sound hollow when tapped.
  16. Remove from pans and cool on racks.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 109 Fat: 2g Saturated fat: 1g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 20g Sugar: 4g Sodium: 189mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 3g Cholesterol: 1mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/oatmeal-bread/