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Honey Oat Bread

Honey Oat Bread

Honey Oat Bread is delicious plain, with butter and jam, toasted or turned into french toast. Plus it's a whole wheat option!
Course Breads
Cuisine American
Keyword honey oat bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Rise Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 9 1-inch slices
Calories 245kcal


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 envelope active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/4 cups bread flour
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • oats


  • In a large bowl, proof yeast in warm water and honey for 10 minutes or until it starts to foam. Stir in butter, salt and flours. Once everything is incorporated, knead dough 5-7 minutes or until stiff and soft dough forms. {You may need to eye ball the last cup of bread flour to get the right texture of dough.} Lightly grease ball of dough and place into a clean dry bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and kitchen towel and let rise 1 hour or until doubled in size. Punch down dough and let rest 10 minutes. Remove dough and place into a greased bread pan. Cover with plastic wrap and kitchen towel and let dough rise until doubled again, 45 minutes or so. Brush the top of loaf with milk and sprinkle oats on.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes. Let cool 20 minutes in pan before removing. Cool completely before slicing.


Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 117IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg