This was soo GOOD! or 1¾ cups whole wheat flour • 5 gr. Perfect texture, perfect balance of flavors, wonderful all around. Thanks for the great recipe, Mel. Soft Sweet Molasses Brown bread rolls are soft and delicious. I can’t wait to try this! My favorite is a no-knead adaptation and it has molasses but no cocoa or espresso. Great, thanks so much!!! There is a LOT of grease inside that baby, believe it or not. If so, does it come out the same? I love this bread but three large loaves is just too much for my two person family.Â. 2 - In another bowl, add dry fast rising or traditional yeast with 1 cup warm water and 1/2 tbsp white sugar, let rise for a five minutes. Hope you feel better! I doubled checked the recipe, and I’m pretty sure I followed it almost exactly. But the whole wheat flour and bite of the molasses make this a mildly sweet roll that works wonders with a savory meal. Flour: also, if you don't have wheat flour, you can make this with 100% white flour. Are you wanting to make fewer loaves than that? 1/2 cup rye flour. Absolutely perfect every time. (Very preferably in a way that does not use a microwave please!). All I can say is YUM! Old-fashioned oats for sprinkling Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Your email address will not be published. This looks delicious! I will be making this for the Thankgiving dinner at church. I made this delicious bread today. I love all the connections…and I have NO doubt you’ll make this bread even more amazing since you are already a bread rock star! I don’t think you are alone. I had a question about bread flour v. ap flour in bread recipes. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. When I do it will be this one.  This is one of the very best I have ever tried!! I should learn by now to never, ever, never-ever tell anyone that it’s been forever since I’ve been sick because the minute those words come out of my mouth, I swear to you, I have instantly the worst cold in a decade. ***Bread Machine***Did half the recipe ( as close as possible ) Added: 1/2 tsp. ), I am making this recipe right now but I was having issues with the amount of yeast. Do you know if it’s white or red wheat? is there any way to move your blog sigh “see what we’re sharing? 🙂. Follow @melskitchencafe on Instagram and show me the recipes you are making from my blog using the hashtag #melskitchencafe. Knead for 5-7 minutes (about 10-15 if kneading by hand). Im going to try again. This bread is incredible as is because of the rich molasses, but you can mix up this recipe in so many ways! (Incidentally I also made the PB cookies you posted the day you posted them. Oh, yes! Mix well, adding buttermilk and egg. 🙂, Hi Jessica – the cocoa really adds to the flavor but also the dark color but you could probably leave it out and maybe increase the molasses by 1 tablespoon – the flavor will change a bit and it might not be as dark but you’ll be able to share. 4 teaspoons active dry yeast (make sure it’s not expired) 1 cup warm water (110 degrees F) 1 egg (see below*) ¼ cup honey (I love using local honey) 3 tablespoons molasses (I used organic) 2 tablespoons cocoa powder (I used organic Dutch processed) 1 teaspoon kosher salt; ¼ cup brown sugar 🙂. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. After seriously not being sick in forever (I can say it out loud now since I’m already miserable), I feel like I’ve been hit by a bus. Oats: the oats in the recipe are more for looks - and they tend to fall off while slicing but I like the look and texture of them so I've kept them along for the ride. 1/3 cup Molasses, unsulphured. Why does this (any many other bread recipes) not use bread flour? I cut the recipe in half, put the water and yeast together along with a 1/4 tsp sugar to sit for 5 minutes. Take care. Thanks for sharing your recipes and responding. Oh my word! or 2¼ tsp instant dry yeast (1 package) • 240 gr. 2 to 3 tablespoons butter, melted Hi Shoby – I wouldn’t add extra gluten if you are using bread flour – bread flour already has more gluten, just be sure to knead the bread fully to develop the gluten and give you a deliciously chewy loaf. But, with that said, I don’t know if one tble would make that much of a difference making it overly molassesy tasting.  I can smell the yeast while waiting for the dough to rise.  I double checked my measurements and I followed it correctlyÂ. Thank you, Mel! It's darker, more viscous, stronger-tasting, and less sweet than dark molasses. I can’t wait to try making rolls out it. It is fast and easy to make and has a nice texture. Total Time: Fair warning though. Thanks! 1 1/2 tablespoons instant yeast I cut slits in the bread right before it bakes. Definitely need to try this–looks great! Also, I kept it on medium/high in my kitchen aid and kept trying to knead it for awhile thinking it would come together but it didn’t so I just kept adding more flour. I wish I could post a picture. I have the bread flour , but if I need both I will run get some gluten as well. So sorry to hear you are sick. I ended up making 2 standard size loads and 1 mini loaf, and followed the recipe except for 2 tbls of brown sugar as a few others have done.Â, It came out perfect! Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 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