Rolled Oats2018-12-10T05:14:54+00:00
rolled oats

Rolled oats provide a source of whole grains and fiber to baked goods.

Rolled Oats


What are Rolled Oats?

Oats that have been dehulled, steamed, cut, rolled and flaked.

Origin

Oats are mainly grown in the northern Midwest region in the United States.

Function

Source of texture in cookies and quick breads. Rolled oats can be used to enhance the appearance of whole or multigrain bread when applied to the top of the loaf prior to baking. Rolled oats also provide a source of whole grains and fiber to the baked good.

Composition

Protein 15-17%, carbohydrate 59-70%, fiber 5-13%, fat 4-9%

Application

For cookies and quick breads, oats should be added in the final stage of mixing, typically with the wheat flour. To add fiber and/or whole grains to formulations, substitute up to one third wheat flour with rolled oats.

Nutrition

Good source of beta-glucan fiber. May reduce the risk of heart disease.

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