You are here: Home » Recipes » Oatmeal Bread Oatmeal Bread Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 servings Bring back flavors from the past with this oatmeal bread. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats2 cups boiling water1/2 cup packed light brown sugar1 (1/4-ounce) envelope dry yeast1/2 cup warm (100- to 100-degree) water1 tablespoon melted shortening4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Instructions Stir the oats into the boiling water in a large bowl. Stir in the brown sugar; let stand until cool. Sprinkle yeast over the warm water in a measuring cup. Stir until smooth. Add the shortening. Add to the oats mixture and stir in the flour. Cover with a kitchen towel and let rise in a warm draft-free place until doubled in bulk. Punch down the dough and divide into two portions. Place each portion in a lightly greased 4×8-inch loaf pan. Let rise until doubled in bulk. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or until the loaves test done.l Slice and serve or toast. Do not subtitue quick-cooking oats for the old -fashioned rolled oats. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Little Rock’s Big Taste of Little Rock (Junior League of Little Rock, Arkansas 2009).