This is a wonderful bread, my kids eat this up just for a snack! Those that don’t or won’t go through the hassle to knead bread this bread is for you!
1 cup boiling water
1cup rolled oats
1/3 cup shortening, softened
1/3 cup honey
1/2 tablespoon salt
4 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
1 cup warm water (this will be the water your dissolving yeast into)
4 1/2 – 5 cups whole wheat flour
Dissolve yeast into the 1 cup warm water. Make sure it’s about 110F . Set it aside. You want to boil the other cup of water and pour oats, shortening , honey and salt in there. Stir till everything mixes together. Set this aside to cool. About lukewarm.
Pour the mixture into a bowl . Pour in the yeast mixture along with the egg, and about 2 cups of the flour. Beat with wooden spoon until the batter is smooth. Add by half a cup at a time the reamining flour intul the batter is stiff. Spread evenly into two greased pans and spread around. Cover and set aside to let rise for about an hour and a half or until doubled. Bake at 375 for 50 minutes. Let sit in pan a minute before carefuly setting out on wire racks to cool.