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Honey Oat Quick Bread

Honey Oat Quick Bread

Honey Oat Quick Bread that is inspired by The Handmaid's Tale! This bread has a combination of bread flour and oats. There is a hint of sweetness from the honey. This Honey Oat Quick Bread has the added bonus of being made from scratch and baked in about 90 minutes. So fellow, carb lovers, let's bake! See the video on my YouTube Channel for the step-by-step demonstration!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 2 1/2-3 cups Bread Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons melted, then cooled butter
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon honey for topping
  • 2 tablespoons oats for topping


  1. First, activate your yeast and set aside. Do this by combining the warm water and yeast.

    Then, stir together melted butter and honey. Add to yeast mixture. 

    In a large bowl, Combine the flour, salt, and oats. Start with 2 1/2 cups of flour.

    Add the yeast mixture.

    Use a wooden spoon to form a dough ball. 

    Turn onto a floured surface. 

    If dough is too wet, add more bread flour by doing this 1 tablespoon at a time.

    Knead for 10 minutes by hand or using the dough hook of your stand mixer. 

    Then shape into a loaf. Put into a buttered loaf pan. Let rise for 20 minutes.

    Drizzle on honey and sprinkle oats on top. Then bake for 45-50 minutes in a 350 degree preheated oven.