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Grandma Gretchen's Oatmeal Bread Recipe

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2007 Minnesota Aharts' Cookbook
Added: Sunday, October 28, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cup boiling water
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup molasses
2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp shortening
2 Tbsp brown sugar
1 pkg dry yeast
1/2 cup lukewarm water
5-6 cup flour

Directions:
Directions:
Boil the water and then add quick oats and shortening. Cool. Add molasses. Dissolve yeast with salt and sugar in the lukewarm water. Wait for mixture to foam. Add the oatmeal mixture to the yeast mixture in a large bowl.

Add flour mixing in gradually. Turn on floured board and knead until smooth looking (around 10 min).

Turn into a greased bowl, cover and leave in warm place 1 hr or until double in bulk. Punch down and let rise again.

Shape into 3 mounds and let it rest 15 min. Reshape into loaves and put into baking pans. Let them rise until almost double again.

Bake 15 min at 375, then an additional 20 min at 350 or until done.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a favorite recipe from Luann's Grandma Gretchen.

 

 

 

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