Cracked Wheat Oatmeal Bread

A healthy, whole-grain bread.

Cracked Wheat Oatmeal Bread

Cracked Wheat Oatmeal Bread

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American


  • 1 1/4 tablespoon yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 cup lowfat milk or soy milk
  • 1 3/4 cups boiling water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cracked wheat
  • 3/4 cup oatmeal
  • 2 1/2 cups white flour
  • 3 1/2 cups whole wheat flour


  • Soak cracked wheat in 3/4 cups boiling water and let it cool.
  • Mix 1 cup boiling water, milk, salt, and sugar and allow it to cool to a lukewarm temperature.
  • Mix yeast in warm water and let stand until foamy.
  • Add to milk mixture. Add cooled cracked wheat and oatmeal and mix well.
  • Gradually add flours and mix until you have a stiff dough.
  • Let the dough rise in an oiled bowl until it doubles in size (about 1 1/2 hours). Punch the dough down and let it rise again until doubled (about an hour).
  • Separate into loaves and place them in greased loaf pans. Let them rise again until doubled (about 45 minutes).
  • Bake at 400° F for about 40 minutes. Remove bread from pans and cool on wire racks.
Keyword Cracked Wheat Oatmeal Bread, Oatmeal Bread
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Denise Dill

Denise Dill is a co-op livin', garden diggin', homegrown cookin' fool who creates soups of song out of local ingredients. She's currently working as a baker and soup maker while she completes culinary school. In the past, she worked as an urban gardener and community cooking educator. She has also toured the country as a folk musician, opening for such acts as Pamela Means and Hamell on Trial.

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Carol Berkeley

Where do I get cracked wheat

Mary Cay Martin

My guess is two, but it would depend on the size of your pans.

Lori Weber

How many loaves does this make?

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