Genmai Cha Oat Bread
A delicious bread that you can eat warm with your favorite spread or butter! Prep time: 15 min. Rise time: 1 hour Cook time: 30 min.1 h 45 m 2
- 3+ c. all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp. Adagio genmai cha leaves
- 1 1/4 c. hot water
- 4 tbsp. brown sugar
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 c. quick oats
- 2 tbsp. margarine
- 1 packet quick rise yeast (about 2 tsp.)
- butter and brown sugar to serve
Brew tea in water and let steep for 5 min. Strain.
Mix the warm tea with the sugar and yeast in a mixing bowl and stir. Let the mixture sit for a few min. until it looks foamy. Next, add oats, salt, and butter to the bowl and mix either with your mixer or by hand. Start adding the flour 1/2 c. at a time and keep kneading it until the dough is still pliable, but no longer sticky to the touch.
Cover and let rise in a warm place for 30 min., then punch down and let rise again. Place it in a greased bread pan. Bake at 400°F degrees for 30 min. Remove from oven and let cool. Serve sliced into thick pieces with a brown sugar and butter spread.