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.
Honey Oat Bread
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.


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!