- 1 cup oatmeal
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 1/3 cup molasses
- 1 1/2 cup boiling water
Combine and let cool
- 1/2 cup warm water
- 4 tsp yeast
- 1 tsp sugar
When the oatmeal mixture is cool, combine yeast mixture and add 1tbsp soft butter and 4 1/2 - 5 cups of flour until dough cleans sife of bowl.
Pour dough on floured surface, let stand for 10 mins.
Knead for 9 minutes until smooth and elastic.
Set in a warm, dry place to rise until doubled in size (1 hour).
Punch down, rise again until double in size (30 mins).
Form into 2 loaves in greased loaf tins.
Let rise until doubled in size (1 hour)
Bake at 350F for 40-45 mins or at 45F for 25-30 mins.