You are here: Home » Recipes » Oatmeal Bran Bread Oatmeal Bran Bread Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 3 pieces This makes a delicious sandwich bread. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 1/4 cups warm water1 package dry yeast1/4 cup butter or margarine3 tablespoons brown sugar3 tablespoons molasses1 teaspoon salt1/3 cup dry milk powder1 cup boiling water1/2 cup quick oatmeal1/2 cup bran cereal flakes1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour3 cups white flour (divided use) Instructions Combine warm water and yeast; set aside. Combine butter, brown sugar, molasses, salt, and dry milk in a large bowl. Add boiling water and stir. Add dissolved yeast and mix together with electric mixer on low speed. Mix in oatmeal, bran cereal, and whole wheat flour. Stir in 2 cups of white flour, 1 cup at a time. On a floured surface, knead in the remaining cup of white flour. Continue kneading until smooth and elastic, about 8 to 10 minutes. Place dough in greased bowl. Cover and let rise until double in size, about 1 1/2 hours. Punch down dough and let rise again until double. Punch down, turn out on a floured surface, and shape into 3 loaves. Place in greased 9×5-inch loaf pans. Cover and let rise until loaves are nearly double. Bake at 350F for 30 to 40 minutes. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League Springfield Publication’s Honest to Goodness(Springfield, Illinois, 1990).