Quick Rising Oat Bread Recipe

Step 1

Generously grease two 8x4 or 9x5-inch loaf pans. In large mixer bowl, combine whole wheat flour, oats, yeast and salt. Heat 1-3/4 cups water, syrups, and margarine until very warm (120 to 130 degrees F). Pour over oats mixture; add 2 eggs. Beat at low speed of electric mixer 1 minute. Continue beating at medium speed 2 minutes. Gradually stir in enough all-purpose flour to make a soft dough. On lightly floured surface, knead in enough remaining flour until dough becomes smooth and elastic; about 10 minutes. Place dough in large greased bowl. Cover; let rise in warm place about 45 minutes or until double in size.

Step 2

Punch dough down. Divide into 2 parts; shape each into ball. Allow dough to rest, covered with inverted bowl, about 15 minutes. Shape each ball into loaf. Place in prepared pans. Cover; let rise in warm place about 1/2 hour or until double in size.

Step 3

Heat oven to 375 F. Combine remaining egg and 1 tablespoon water; brush over loaves. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when tapped lightly. Immediately remove loaves from pans. Cool on wire rack.

2 LOAVES (18 SLICES EACH)

Source: "Hurry, Let's Eat!" Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2c Whole wheat flour
  • 1c Quaker Oats, uncooked
  • -- (quick or old-fashioned)
  • 3pk Active dry yeast
  • 2ts Salt
  • 1 3/4c Water; plus...
  • 1tb Water
  • 1/2c Aunt Jemima Syrup
  • -OR- Lite Syrup
  • 1/2c Margarine or butter
  • 4c All-purpose flour
  • -- (less may be needed)

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