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Oat Honey Wheat Bread Recipe

Looking for an easy Oat Honey Wheat Bread recipe? Learn how to make Oat Honey Wheat Bread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by heather1477

Makes 30 servings



Beautiful, sweet, oat bread. About 100 calories a slice.

Recipe Ingredients for Oat Honey Wheat Bread

2 cups boiling water
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup warm water (105-115F)
2 packages active dry yeast
1/2 cup honey
4 tablespoons butter
2 13/20 cups stone-ground whole-wheat flour (really 3 cups flour, but for calories)
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon salt

Recipe Directions for Oat Honey Wheat Bread

  1. Heat water in a 1 1/2- to 2-quart saucepan over low heat until hot but not boiling, then remove pan from heat and stir in oats. Let stand, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until cooled to warm.

  2. Stir together water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon honey in a small bowl; let stand until foamy, 5 minutes. (If mixture doesn't foam, discard and start over with new yeast.) Stir yeast mixture, melted butter, and remaining honey into cooled oatmeal.

  3. Stir together whole-wheat flour, 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour, and salt in a large bowl. Add oat mixture, stirring with a wooden spoon until a soft dough forms. Turn out onto a well-floured surface and knead with floured hands, adding just enough of remaining unbleached flour to keep from sticking, until dough is smooth, soft, and elastic, about 10 minutes (dough will be slightly sticky). Form dough into a ball and transfer to an oiled large bowl, turning to coat. Cover bowl loosely with plastic wrap and a kitchen towel; let rise at warm room temperature until doubled in bulk, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

  4. Lightly butter loaf pans. Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead several times to remove air. Divide dough in half and shape each half into a loaf, then place 1 loaf in each buttered pan, seam side down, tucking ends gently to fit. Cover loaf pans loosely with a kitchen towel and let dough rise in a draft-free place at warm room temperature until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.

  5. Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 375F. Lightly brush tops of loaves with some of egg wash and sprinkle with oats, then bake until bread is golden and loaves sound hollow when tapped on bottom, 35 to 40 minutes. (Remove 1 loaf from pan to test for doneness. Run a knife around edge of pan to loosen.)

  6. Remove bread from pans and transfer to a rack to cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 50.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
108
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.0g
3%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
245mg
10%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
20.7g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
2.9g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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