MI Coop Kitchen

Oatmeal Molasses Bread

Recipe by
HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative  
2-3 hours
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 1 hour | Servings: yeilds 1 loaf You decide how many slices.
  • 1 packet of yeast, quick or regular
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup dry oatmeal, quick or regular
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour divided in half

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Soften yeast in 1/4 cup warm water, set aside.
  3. Stir together the oats, boiling water, butter, molasses, and salt.  Allow to cool slightly.
  4. Using your electric mixer, beat in 1 egg, then the “poofie” yeast.
  5. Mix in half of the flour and beat with the mixer for 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in remaining flour, then spoon into a greased bread pan.  Moisten your fingers with water and smooth out the top a little.
  7. Allow to raise to 1″ over bread pan.
  8. Bake for 45-60 min or until done. (internal temperature should be 190 degrees)
  9. Cool 10 min., remove from pan and rub all sides with butter.  YUM !!
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