New England Brown Bread


A New England classic; lightly sweet and delicious.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
1 large loaf


  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • ½ cup molasses

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats

  • 3 cups bread flour

  • 2 ¼ teaspoons bread machine yeast

  • 1 tablespoon quick-cooking oats, or to taste


  1. Place 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon water, molasses, oil, sugar, salt, 1 cup oats, bread flour, and yeast in a bread machine in the order listed. Run "Dough" cycle.

  2. Remove dough from the bread machine. Shape into a round loaf, tucking ends in underneath. Transfer to a baking sheet and cover loosely with lightly oiled plastic wrap. Let rise until puffy, about 30 minutes.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Uncover dough and sprinkle 1 tablespoon oats on top.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

100 Calories
2g Fat
20g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 240mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 290mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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