Oatmeal Wheat Bread

300 mins (prep 30)
11 ingredients
makes 2 loaves
This wheat loaf is nothing like your standard "health bread" — the oats make it soft and slightly sweet, ideal for sandwiches or buttered toast.

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  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking) plus additional for topping
  • 1/2 cup warm water (105-115°f)
  • 2 tablespoons active dry yeast (from 3 packages)
  • 1/2 cup mild honey
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus additional for buttering pans
  • 3 cups stone-ground whole-wheat flour
  • about 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • vegetable oil for oiling bowl
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten with 1 tablespoon water
  • special equipment: 2 (8- by 4-inch) loaf pans


Serving Size (109.93 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 305.71 Calories from Fat 10.17
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.13g 3.46%
Saturated Fat 0.15g 1.48%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 2877.09mg 239.76%
Total Carbohydrate 75.93g 50.62%
Dietary Fiber 4.15 g 33.18%
Sugars 69.6 g %
Protein 6.24g 24.94%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.47mg%
Calcium 11.3mg% Iron 0.7mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
old-fashioned rolled oats, warm water, mild, whole-wheat flour, unbleached all-purpose flour, large egg, special equipment