Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Rolls

Hello my dear bread bakers, this is a recipe for a healthy morning breakfast rolls.  I am always in the search of healthy breads recipe. This recipe was a great hit. So much health and goodness in one simple roll.

 This is great for the busy mornings, just slit it open and slather with a fruit spread and butter and you are good to go.

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Rolls
Makes: 15 rolls
1 Cup – all purpose flour
3 ½ cups – whole wheat flour
1 cup – rolled oats
2 cups – water
3 tablespoon – Butter
1 tablespoon – instant yeast
1/3 cup – honey
1 ½ teaspoon – salt
1 egg + 1 tablespoon water – for egg wash (Can use milk instead of egg)
Rolled oats for sprinkling

  • In a pan, boil 1 cup of water. Add the oats and butter to the water and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and set it aside to cool.
  • Take 1 cup of warm water, along with the yeast and honey. To this add the cooled oat mixture, salt and all purpose flour, beat until smooth.
  • To this mixture slowly add the whole wheat flour to form soft dough.
  • On a floured surface, knead the dough for about 6-8 minutes, until smooth and elastic, add more whole wheat flour if needed.
  • Place the kneaded dough in a greased bowl, cover with a damp cloth and let it rise to double for about 1-2 hours.
  • After rising, punch the dough down and let it rest for another 10 minutes.
  • Divide into 15 equal portions and roll into a ball. Place in 1 or 2 greased pans.
  • Cover with damp cloth and let it rise for another 45 mintues.
  • Before placing into oven, brush the dough tops with the egg wash or plain milk, and sprinkle with the oats.
  • Bake at 180° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan and let it cool.

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