Norwegian Oatmeal Molasses Bread Recipe
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Norwegian Oatmeal Molasses Bread Recipe

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"This Norwegian bread was popular in Spring Grove, Minnesota, where I grew up," relates Lyla Franklin of Phoenix, Arizona. "My mother used to make eight loaves at a in a wood-burning stove. It's delicious toasted."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 32 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 package (1.4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 to 6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

One slices equals 114 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, pour boiling water over oats. Let stand until mixture cools to 110° to 115°, stirring occasionally.
  2. In a bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the molasses, oil, salt, oat mixture and 3 cups flour; beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning once to coat top. Cove rand let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours.
  3. Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in half. Shape into loaves. Place in two 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  4. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to cool on wire racks. Brush with melted butter. Yield: 2 loaves (16 slices each).
Originally published as Oatmeal Molasses Bread in Light & Tasty December/January 2003, p51

Nutritional Facts

One slices equals 114 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.

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Reviewed Jan. 8, 2013

I make this over and over. It turns out perfectly every time.

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2012

This is an excellent recipe. I prefer more wheat in my breads so I added 2 Cups of Wheat flour and 3 Tablespoons of oil. After the first rise and punching down the dough I cut into four sections and produced four round loaves. They were risen for an hour, split the top into a cross, rubbed butter into the cross and baked for 30 minutes. The final product was absolutely perfect.

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Reviewed May. 12, 2011

Wow!!!!!! I made this for my fam and they LOVED it!!!!!!!! A little butter and honey and you feel like you entered the gates of heaven!!! ;)

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Reviewed Mar. 4, 2011

This was a great bread recipe, very easy to make. It made two very nice loaves of tender bread with a very mild molasses taste. I gave my extra loaf to a couple who don't eat sugar and they really liked it.

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