The most delicious honey and oats bread

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I really love bread. Some of my fondest memories revolve around a slice of bread topped with avo (hubby), a peanut butter sandwich (mom) and some toast with cheese and tomato with a fried egg (cousin), to name but a few. I have a feeling that this is only the beginning – bread will be the center of many things yet to come.

I have been experimenting with many types of bread recently, every one of them gorgeous. But this honey and oats loaf is something special. It has substance from the oats, a hint of sweetness from the honey and a beautiful crust to dip into a bowl of hot soup. As with any bread you can turn it into a great sandwich, but I would urge you to only go with the simplicity of a generous spread of butter.

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For a 750 g bread – Recipe adapted from the Morphy Richards Fusion Bread Maker recipe booklet

Ingredients:

270 ml water

2 tablespoons butter (room temperature)

125 ml rolled oats

1,5 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons milk powder

480 g bread flour

2 teaspoons yeast

Method:

1. Pour the water and butter in the bread pan.

2. Add the oats, salt, honey, milk powder and flour.

3. Finally, add the yeast. Bake according to your machine’s specifications.

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