Friday, January 23, 2015

Vermont Whole Wheat Oatmeal Honey Bread

Vermont Whole Wheat Oatmeal Honey Bread

2 c. boiling water
1 c. rolled oats
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 Tbsp. honey
1/4 c. butter
2 1/2 tsp. salt or 1 Tbsp. Kosher salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 Tbsp. yeast
2 1/2 c. whole wheat flour
3 c. bread flour

1.  Combine water, oats, brown sugar, honey, butter, salt and cinnamon. Let cool to lukewarm.

2.  Add yeast, whole wheat flour and bread flour. Stir until incorporated. Knead on a lightly floured board for 5 to 7 minutes or until dough is shiny and smooth.

3.  Transfer to a greased bowl; cover with plastic; rise for 1 hour.

4.  Divide dough in half.  Shaped into loaves and place in 2 greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2" pans.

5.  Cover with greased plastic wrap and let rise for 60 to 90 minutes or until it rises 1" over the top of the pans. 

6. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes, tenting with foil after 25 minutes. Remove when golden brown OR inner temperature reaches 190 degrees.

7. Turn onto rack to cool completely.

*Add an extra 2 to 3 Tbsp. water if the dough seems too dry.

Adapted from recipe found on the King Arthur Flour website.


  1. That looks DELICIOUS!!! Thanks so much for linking up with us over at the #HomeMattersParty - we hope to see you again next week!

    1. Thank you for coming by! This bread is the one I make all the time. Yummy!

  2. I am afraid to try bread I dont know why but I may try this one, pinning for later thanks for sharing

  3. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you are having a great weekend and enjoy your new Red Plate.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  4. Yum! There is nothing better than fresh, homemade bread! Thanks for linking up with us at our Momma Told Me link party!

    The Evolution of Mom


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