Monday, February 11, 2008

Honey Oat Bread

It has taken several attempts and a few variations, until I got this right. I'm finally satisfied with this one. It's great toasted. Plain. Bun. Loaf.
It's just plain. old. good.
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Honey Oat Bread
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2 1/2 cup lukewarm water
4 tbsp butter
4 tbsp honey
4 tsp yeast
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2 tsp salt
1 cup rolled oats
2 cups whole wheat flour
4 cups all purpose flour
  1. Combine first four ingredients in a bowl. Proof 10 minutes.
  2. In seperate bowl, combine last four ingredients.
  3. Combine two bowls, knead 10-15 minutes.
  4. Rise until doubled (about an hour)
  5. Punch down, place into loaf pan ~ or form into buns
  6. Rise until doubled (45 min-1 hour)
  7. Bake at 350 ~ 35 minutes for two loaves, 20 minutes for buns.
  8. Invite me over to eat them with you over afternoon tea.

4 comments:

Kara said...

Yummy....I can just see the butter melting on them! What kind of tea do you like?!!!

Brambleberry said...

I'm not picky! :)

neeter said...

I think I will give these a try. My prior bread baking attempts have not turned out so well. This looks yummy!

Rick said...

Looks A B C DELICIOUS...breadmaking is so empowering and it makes the house smell so good. way to go, I will always be a guinea pig for creattions, if you need another one!