3.5 fl oz of warm water to dissolve yeast and sugar or honey
Mix all of the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
Then add wet ingredients. Mix together and knead about 5-10 minutes, until dough is smooth and elastic.
Put in a greased, large bowl, covered. Let rise until doubled, in a warm place, for about 1 hour.
Punch down lightly, shape and put in greased baking dish. Let rise about 1/2 hour.
Bake in pre-heated oven at 350°F for about 35 minutes, or until bread is browned, starting to pull away from sides of pan, or when it sounds hollow when rapped with knuckles. Oven times and temperatures will vary. Keep on eye on the bread!
Leave in pan for 5-ish minutes, then let cool completely on cooling rack. Or enjoy bread warm!
* I used 3 individual packets of oatmeal, because I thought it was a little too finely milled, to eat as cereal. Again use what you have, don't run out to the store if it's not necessary.
This weekend was pretty quiet. The weather switched from constant rain, to beautiful sunshine. I did get to experiment with a few things in the kitchen. Some worked out, others not so much. I really wanted to just hibernate and watch movies and read, which I did a bit of. The movies were really bad, but I never turn then off. I'm in to the end. So...
Pumpkin bread, a hit.
Homemade pumpkin latte, a miss. But I did end up making in into a pumpkin custard, so-so.
Chocolate chip cookies, a hit.
I found the Pumpkin bread recipe on YT. I didn't want a cake. I wanted a bread and this recipe delivered, with as always, a few modifications of my own. I wasn't home to watch the 2nd rise but was home to see it baked. It got a little out of control in rising, but I like how it looked and tasted.
7 oz of pumpkin puree, fresh or canned (I drained the puree because it seemed a little watery.)
16 oz unbleached all purpose flour
3 tbsp ground golden flax seed
3 tbsp psyllium husk
1 oz melted butter
1 oz sugar
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
3 tsp instant yeast or 2 tsp traditional yeast
3.5 fl oz of warm water to dissolve yeast and sugar