Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Bread, 2 lb.

A different twist to conventional raisin bread with the addition of oats. Use either old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats, not instant oatmeal.

    13 fl ounces (1½ cups + 2 tablespoons) milk, 80°F
    2 tablespoons butter or margarine
    3¼ cups bread flour
    1 cup oats, quick or old fashioned
    2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
    1½ teaspoons salt
    1¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
    2¼ teaspoons active dry yeast
    - or -
    2 teaspoons bread machine/fast rise yeast
    ⅔ cup raisins

  1. Add liquids ingredients and butter to pan.
  2. Add all dry ingredients, except yeast to pan. Tap pan to settle dry ingredients, then level ingredients, pushing some of the mixture into the corners. Lock pan into bread maker.
  3. Make a well in center of dry ingredients; add yeast. Lock pan into bread maker.
  4. Program for recommended select setting BASIC WHITE (1, 2, 3). Program timer if being used. Turn bread maker on. When done, turn off, unlock pan and remove with oven mitts. Shake bread out of pan and cool on rack before slicing.