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Country Style Oatmeal Bread
Recipe Courtesy of Reasor's
This crusty bread owes its grainy texture and flavor to oatmeal that is cooked before it is mixed into the dough.
    Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups Rolled Oats, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
  • 2 1/2 cups Boiling Water
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup Brown Sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon Butter or Margarine
  • 1 package Active Dry Yeast
  • 1/4 cup Warm Water (105 F to 115 F)
  • 4 to 4 1/2 cups Bread Flour or All-purpose Flour
  • Uncooked Oatmeal for Top

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    Directions
  1. Add oats and salt to boiling water in saucepan.
  2. Stir in sugar and butter.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Set aside until mixture cools to between 105 F and 115 F.
  5. In large mixing bowl.
  6. Soften yeast in the 1/4 cup warm water.
  7. Add cooled oat mixture.
  8. Gradually stir in flour to make a stiff dough.
  9. Turn out onto lightly floured board - Knead until dough is smooth and satiny, adding just enough flour to keep dough from being sticky.
  10. Place dough into clean, lightly oiled bowl, turning once-Cover and let rise about 1 hour in a warm place (85 F) until doubled.
  11. Punch down.
  12. Shape dough into a large round ball.
  13. Place on lightly greased baking sheet, smooth side up Sprinkle with uncooked oatmeal.
  14. Let rise again about 1 hours or until doubled.
  15. Bake at 375 F for 40 to 45 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped.