Oatmeal Bread Recipe

Oatmeal Bread Recipe

Ingredients : Makes two loaves

475 ml

25 g

50 g

10 ml

15 ml

50 ml

400 g

675-900 g

Milk

Butter

Dark brown sugar

Salt

Active dried yeast

Lukewarm water

Rolled oats

Strong white flour

Method :
  • Scald the milk. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter, brown sugar and salt. Leave until lukewarm.
  • Combine the yeast and warm water in a large bowl and leave until frothy. Stir in the milk mixture. Add 275 g of the oats and enough flour to obtain a soft dough.
  • Transfer to a floured surface and knead, until smooth and elastic. Place in a greased bowl, cover with a plastic bag and leave until doubled in volume, about 2-3 hours.
  • Grease a large baking sheet. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and divide in half.
  • Shape into rounds. Place on the baking sheet, cover with a dish towel and leave to rise until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 200oC / 400oF / Gas 6. Score the tops and sprinkle with the remaining oats.
  • Bake until the bases sound hollow when tapped, about 45-50 minutes.
  • Turn out on to wire racks to cool.

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