• 32servings
  • 70minutes
  • 114calories

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Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups boiling water

  2. 1 cup quick-cooking oats

  3. 1 package (1.4 ounce) active dry yeast

  4. 1/2 cup warm water (110 to 115 )

  5. 1/2 cup molasses

  6. 1 tablespoon canola oil

  7. 1 teaspoon salt

  8. 6 to 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  9. 1 teaspoon butter, melted

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Oatmeal Molasses Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a bowl, pour boiling water over oats. Let stand until mixture cools to 110° to 115°, stirring occasionally.

  2. In a bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the molasses, oil, salt, oat mixture and 3 cups flour; beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning once to coat top. Cove rand let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours.

  3. Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in half. Shape into loaves. Place in two 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.

  4. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to cool on wire racks. Brush with melted butter. Yield: 2 loaves (16 slices each).


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