Molasses Oat Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks

Molasses Oat Bread is so good straight from the oven and slathered with butter for breakfast or with coffee anytime.   The whole wheat flour and walnuts give this oat bread a nutty flavor you will enjoy. This is a great fall bread to serve friends and family as a snack, with any meal or at any gathering.

Molasses Oat Bread Ingredients Needed:

Whole Wheat Flour

All Purpose Flour


Baking Powder

Rolled Oats






Walnut Pieces

This bread is one you will make over and over, it’s seriously that good! It’s one of our favorites and has a wonderful flavor. It you love making homemade bread you will also love this Old Fashioned Sweet Bread, it is one your grandmother probably made. It’s another very popular recipe!

If you are not a fan of walnuts you can always use pecans or leave the nuts out all together. This is great bread to enjoy with coffee in the morning.

Molasses Oat Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks

Molasses Oat Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks
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Molasses Oat Bread

Judy Yeager
Delicious Molasses Oat Bread is one you will make over and over
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course bread
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup molasses I used sorghum molasses. You can use whatever you have
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons oil I used Canola
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces


  • In a large bowl using a whisk mix together the whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, oats, salt and baking powder.
  • In a smaller bowl whisk together the buttermilk, egg, oil and molasses. Combine the two bowls and mix well with a spoon.
  • Spray a 9 x 4 bread pan and add dough. Sprinkle the walnuts on top of the dough.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 45 - 50 minutes.
  • Let cool 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from pan.   Makes 1 loaf.
Keyword Molasses Oat Bread
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