Thursday, October 11, 2012

Couldn't Be Easier Slow Cooker Bread

• Prep Time: 15 mins • Total Time: 3 hrs 15 mins • Servings: 12 Ingredients o 1 tablespoon yeast o 1/4 cup warm water o 1 cup warm skim milk or 1 cup buttermilk o 1/2 cup rolled oats o 1 teaspoon salt o 2 tablespoons olive oil o 2 tablespoons honey o 1 whole eggs o 1/4 cup wheat germ o 2 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
Directions 1. Grease a deep metal or glass bowl or 1 lb coffee can (we use a glass 18 cm Pyrex soufflé dish); turn slow-cooker on high to preheat. 2. Dissolve yeast in water; combine with milk, oats, salt, oil, honey, egg, and wheat germ. 3. Add flour and knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. 4. Turn dough immediately into bowl or can; cover LOOSELY with foil. 5. In bottom of slow-cooker, place 1/2 cup of water and a trivet or some crumpled foil. 6. Place can or bowl on this; cover and bake on High for 3 hours. 7. Note: sides of bread brown and crisp beautifully, top will slightly brown and be soft to touch. 8. Yield: 1 medium sized loaf of bread.

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