Friday, December 3, 2010

Oat Wholemeal Loaf

another wholemeal loaf..nothing fancy, just a simple, fresh, soft, fine, nice, warm, tender, beautiful, loving loaf of homemade bread with some added oats. well, nothing much to blog about, the method is rather straight forward except for the time required for proofing.. as usual.

Ingredients A (recipe source 孟老師的100道麵包)
Wholemeal flour 190gm
Instant yeast 4gm ( 1tsp )
Water 125gm

Ingredients B
Wholemeal flour 110gm
Caster sugar 25gm
Salt 1 tsp
Milk powder 15gm
Water 65gm

Ingredients C
Unsalted butter 10gm

Egg whites 15gm
Instant oats 100gm

1. Mix all of ingredients A till well combined at low speed until dough is formed
2.Cover and let proof for 2 hours
3.After proofing, add in ingredients B and beat together with mixer until smooth dough is formed.
4.Add in the unsalted butter, continue beating until dough is smooth and shiny.
5.Cover and let proof for 2nd time for 50mins.
6.Divide dough into 5 portions, shape into balls and rest for 10mins.
7.Roll out into rectangle shape at 15cm in length, slowly roll up to shape into loaf, brush with egg whites
and sprinkle with oats on top and let final rest for 25mins.
8.Bake in a preheated oven at upper fire 180C and lower fire at 160C for 20mins. (I baked this at 190C for 12 mins.


  1. beautifully done lena! 孟老师 recipes are now hot all over the blogging zone! hehe!

  2. Lena..I must get this book. Can you give me the book code again :p. I remember you gave me once but I have misplaced it somewhere. Can I still at it at Popular. What is the english title?


  3. oh yes..i 've seen quite a bit over the blogs.

    elin, the code english title..100types of bread making, there's also a disc incl.i think popular still has that.

  4. Beautiful full of wholesome goodness. Love it! :)

  5. Wow! Very healthy and delicious looking loaves of bread, I still have wholemeal flour, will try this soon:) Thanks for sharing.

  6. Lena..thanks. Shall look out for it when I go Popular :)

  7. Lovely, healthy loaves! Btw, just posted an egg tart recipe, linked to yours as I did your custard recipe but tweaked a wee bit! Thanks for sharing!

  8. It looks incredibly soft for a 100% wholemeal bread! Would definitely give it a go :)