Beka Bread (aka Honey-Wheat-Oatmeal Bread)   Leave a comment

This is my beloved sis-in-law’s wonderful bread recipe. It is the yummiest bread ever!

Beka Bread (aka Honey-Wheat-Oatmeal Bread) – makes 4 loaves

Combine and cool to lukewarm –
3 c boiling water
2 c old fashioned oatmeal

Combine and test –
1 c warm water
2T yeast

Add to oats once lukewarm –
1 c honey
2 T oil
1 T salt
4 egg whites

~ combine all and add 4 cups flour (half wheat/half white)
~ “sponge” 15 minutes
~ add 1 cup of flour at a time (alternate wheat and white) — about 5 cups
~ knead (about 5-8 minutes)
~ let rise 1 hr (double); make loaves; rise again
~ bake @ 350′ for 25-30 minutes

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Posted August 28, 2008 by smithlaurel in Bread

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