|3 cups of oatmeal
6 Tablespoons of shortening
1 cup sugar
1 Tablespoons of salt
3 Tablespoons of yeast
1 cup molasses
|Pour 4 cups of boiling water over oatmeal,
sugar, salt and shortening, stir just until the
shortening is melted. Let set 15 to 30 minutes.
Add 1 cup of molasses, 4 cups of warm
water and the yeast. Add about 5 pounds of
unbleached flour, knead, raise until doubled.
Place in greased bread pans. Let rise one hour.
Bake 350 until golden brown. About 35 to 45
minutes. Makes 4-5 large bread pans or 6 small
|  Source: Kim Delano|