Your kitchen will smell like a bakery when you make this wholesome bread. Great for breakfast or served with soup.
2 (1/4-ounce) packages active dry yeast or 5 teaspoons
1/2 cup warm water
1 1/2 cups warm milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 large eggs
4-1/2 cups all-purpose or bread flour
1 cup quick-cooking oats
Grease 2 loaf pans; set aside.
In a medium bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water (105°F to 115°F). Add warm milk, sugar, salt, butter and eggs; mix well.
In another bowl, mix together flour and oats. Gradually add to the yeast mixture and beat on medium speed until smooth.
Spread in loaf pans, cover with plastic wrap and let rise for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until hollow-sounding when tapped. Cool on a wire rack.
makes 2 loaves.