½ cup old-fashion rolled oats
1½ cups whole wheat
1½ cups bread flour
1½ teaspoons salt
1½ tablespoons honey
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk (or 4 tablespoons dry buttermilk powder and 1 cup water)
2 teaspoons active dry yeast (or one package)
Step 1 Place all ingredients in bread machine pan, select Light Crust setting and press Start.
Step 2 After the baking cycle ends, remove bread from pan, place on a cool rack and allow to cool 1 hour before slicing.
Step 3 I remove after the second kneading cycle, form dough into a loaf and place in a greased 9 x 5 loaf pan. Let rise for 1 to 1 - 1/2 hours or until doubled in size. Brush with melted butter.
Step 4 Bake at 350 F for 40 to 45 minutes or until loaf is golden brown and sound hallow when tapped.