-Recipe from Cream of the West's "Cowboy Cookbook"
In a small bowl, soften 2 pkgs. or 2 Tbsp. yeast in 1/2 cup water and set aside.
In a large bowl add the following ingredients to 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine and mix well:
4 Tbsp. powdered milk
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs-well beaten
1/4 cup molasses
1 Tbsp. salt
1 & 1/4 cups water
When the above ingredients have been mixed well, add the following:
yeast mixture from above
1/2 cup Cream of the West Roasted Ranch Oats
4 & 1/2 to 5 cups flour, adding it one cup at a time to make a soft dough
1 cup Cream of the West Roasted 7-Grain
Turn onto a floured board and knead appoximately 5 minutes. Cover and let rise 30 minutes in a warm place. Divide dough in half and shape into loaves. Place in two greased 9"x5" loaf pans. Let rise until double in size. With scissors, make 3 diagonal cuts on top of the loaves. Each cut should be approximately 1/4" deep. Sprinkle with small amount of Cream of the West Roasted Ranch Oats. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
Makes 2 loaves.