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No Kneading Oatmeal Bread

Date
Mar, 16, 2018

This oatmeal bread is super easy to make because you don’t have to make rolls or shape into a loaf. All I did was press the dough into regular large baking dish.Sometime I made the bread red by adding some grated beets and then my kids call it dragon blood bread:) It’s easy to make this gluten-free by using gluten-oarts and all-purpose flour instead. 

  • 2 ½ cups  milk
  • 50g butter
  • 2 ½ cups oats plus some for decoration
  • 6 cups white spelt flour or all-purpose flour (maybe more)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 ½ tsp. active dry yeast
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • Combine milk, oats and butter in a saucepan and bring to boil while stirring. When it’s kind of gluey it’s done.
  • Let it cool for 10 minutes.
  • Pour oatmeal mix into to a large bowl or kitchen aid.
  • Add flour, maple syrup, salt and yeast.
  • Work the dough until it’s elastic and lets go of the bowl.
  • Cover bowl with a towel and leave to rise in a draft free place for 1 hour.
  • Line a large baking dish with parchment paper and press dough into it and make it even.
  •  Cover with towel and rise again for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to F400.
  • Brush dough with some warm milk and sprinkle oats over.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until it’s golden brown and center is firm.
  • Cut into squares once bread is cool.

Fredrika Syren

Fredrika Syren is an environmental activist and writer. In 2016, she founded the website Green-Mom.com where she shared her family’s journey of living zero waste. She lives in San Diego, California with her husband James and their children Bella, Noah, and Liam. Fredrika and her family were recently featured in the documentary Zero Time to Waste. Fredrika is also the author of Zero Waste for Families - A Practical Guidebook (which you can buy on this site)

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