Oatmeal Molasses Bread

Course : Breads
Serves: 2 small loave
Print a Recipe Card
3 x 5 Card | 4 x 6 Card | Printer Friendly


2 cups boiling water
1 cup oatmeal
1 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons shortening
2/3 cup molasses
1 package yeast -- dissolve in 1/4 cup water
5 1/2 cups flour

Preparation / Directions:

1. Pour boiling water over oatmeal. Add salt and shortening. Stir and cool. 2. Once cooled, add molasses and yeast dissolved in water. Knead in flour (adding up to 6 cups) to make a soft dough. 3. Cover and let rise until double. 4. Grease and flour 2 small bread pans. Turn dough out onto floured surface and kneade briefly adding more flour if necessary to prevent it from becoming sticky. 5. Divide dough into 2 loaves, shape and put in pans. Let rise until doubled. 6. Bake at 350F for 35-40 minutes. Remove pans and brush tops with butter while still warm.


Nutritional Information:

3869 Calories (kcal); 64g Total Fat; (14% calories from fat); 87g Protein; 732g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 2247mg Sodium

Rate this Recipe?
1 2 3 4 5
Poor                            Great

E-mail this to a friend!

Friend's Name (TO):
Friend's E-mail Address:
Your Name (FROM):
Your E-mail Address:

More Breads Recipes