Honey-Oatmeal Bread


Making It

  1. In large mixer bowl combine 2 cups of the flour and the yeast.
  2. In saucepan heat milk, honey, oil and salt just until warm (115-120°F).
  3. Add to dry mixture in mixer bowl.
  4. Beat at low speed with electric mixer for ½ minute, scraping sides of bowl constantly.
  5. By hand, stir in oats and enough of the remaining flour to make a stiff dough.
  6. Turn out on lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic
  7. Shape into a ball. Place in lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface.
  8. Cover; let rise in warm place until double (about 45 minutes).
  9. Punch dough down; turn out on lightly floured surface.
  10. Divide dough in half.
  11. Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
  12. Shape into two loaves; place in two greased medium loaf pans.
  13. Cover; let rise in warm place until double, about 30 minutes.
  14. Bake at 375°F for 35-40 minutes.
  15. Remove from pans; cool on wire rack.