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Oat Nut Bread

A bread machine makes the process of preparing homemade bread so much easier. Toasted nuts enhance the flavor of this lovely loaf. —Diane Morrill, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 3 hours
  • Makes
    1 loaf (1-1/2 pounds, 16 slices)

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups warm 2% milk (70° to 80°)
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon butter, melted, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cups bread flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped hazelnuts, toasted

Directions

  • In bread machine pan, place the milk, 2 tablespoons butter, vanilla, brown sugar, salt, flours and yeast in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available.
  • Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • Just before the final kneading (your machine may audibly signal this), add oats and nuts. Brush baked loaf with remaining butter.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 141 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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