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Oatmeal Batter Bread


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Bread Grains Hand made Low-fat/cal

Ingredients:

FOR 2 LOAVES
  • 2 pk Active Dry Yeast
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 5 c All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 c Quick-Cooking Oats; Uncooked
  • 1/2 c Light Molasses
  • 1 tb Butter Or Margarine; Plus
  • 2 ts Butter Or Margarine; For Glazing
  • 2 1/4 c Water

Directions:

Prep: 20 min plus rising and cooling Bake: 40 min Makes: 2 loaves, 12 servings each
 
In large bowl, combine yeast, salt and 2 C flour. In 2 qt saucepan, mix oats, molasses, 1 T margarine, and 2 1/4 C water. Heat over low heat until very warm (120-130F); margarine need not melt.
 
With mixer at low speed, gradually beat liquid into flour mixture just until blended. Increase speed to med; beat 2 min. Beat in 1/2 C flour to make a thick batter; beat 2 min longer, scraping bowl frequently with a rubber spatula. With wooden spoon, stir in remaining 2 1/2 C flour to make a stiff batter that leaves side of bowl.
 
Cover bowl loosely with plastic wrap; let dough rise in warm place (80-85F) about 1 hr, until doubled. Grease two 2 qt round, shallow casseroles. With wooden spoon, stir down batter. Divide in half and turn into casseroles; with greased fingers, turn to grease tops and shape each into a ball. Cover loosely with plastic wrap; let rise in warm place about 45 min, until doubled. Preheat oven to 350F. Bake 40 min, or until loaves sound hollow when lightly tapped with fingers. Remove loaves from casseroles. If you like, for a soft crust, rub tops with remaining 2 tsp softened margarine cool on wire racks.
 
INFO: Batter breads are a quick way to enjoy yeast breads. Because they don't require kneading, the relatively soft, sticky batter usually calls for vigorous beating to develop the gluten, which gives the bread its structure and allows it to rise. Batter breads have a rustic appearance.
 
Although the texture won't be as fine-crumbed as bread that has been kneaded, the taste is still delicious.
 
This is an amazing tasting loaf of bread!! Absolutely wonderful.
 
Entered into MasterCook and tested for you by Reggie & Jeff Dwork <reggie@reggie.com>
 
NOTES : Cal 134.3, Fat 1.3g, Carb 26.8g, Fib 0.6g, Pro 3.6g, Sod 189mg, CFF 8.8%. Recipe by: GH, Oct 1997
 
Posted to Digest eat-lf.v097.n237 by Reggie Dwork <reggie@reggie.com> on Sep 19, 1997