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Oatmeal Bread recipe

This hearty oat and whole wheat yeast breadmakes great sandwich bread or toast.

Recipe: Oatmeal Bread

3 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup honey
5 1/2 cups all-purpose or bread flour
4 cups quick cooking oats
4 (1/4-ounce) packages active dry yeast or 3 tablespoonsplus 1 teaspoon
2 tablespoons salt
4 large eggs
1/2 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup cornmeal
4 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

  • In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat,warm water, butter, and honey to 120°F (50°C).
  • In a large bowl combine together flour,quick cooking oats (uncooked), yeast, salt, eggs, and honey mixture.Beat with electric mixer on medium-high for 3 minutes, graduallyadd wheat germ, cornmeal, and up to 4 1/2 cups whole wheat flourto make a stiff dough.
  • Knead on a floured board until smoothno longer sticky. Place in a greased bowl, turn over to coat,cover, and let rise for 45 minutes, or until doubled.
  • Punch down, divide into even portions,roll out evenly to about 3/8-inch thick. Roll up, jelly rollfashion, pinch down ends, fold the ends under, and place in greasedloaf pans. Cover and let rise about 1 hour, until doubled.
  • Bake in a 375°F (190°C) oven for40 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

    Makes 2 loaves.

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    i m abaking daddict and new to your blog and every single recipe looks amazing so far tried the crispy quinoa yesterday and will try the whole wheat pizza tonight, i cant wait to try this recipe and all the other great recipes. Are there other options for the white bread flour? I would like to use wholewheat four or something of the sort. Can you make this whithout the crust?

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