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maple oat bread

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Gail Herbest
Bangor, ME

YUM!!!! just a hint of sweetness, a slightly chewy texture but not heavy. This is really a great loaf of bread. I made my homemade butter to go with it.

(2 ratings)
yield 1 large loaf
prep time 2 Hr
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For maple oat bread

  • 1 c
    old fashion oats
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 3 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    warm water ( 110-115 degrees)
  • 3/4 c
    real maple syrup
  • 2 tsp
    canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 3 1/2 c
    sifted all purpose flour

How To Make maple oat bread

  • 1
    Place oats in a blender or food processor, cover and process oats for about 10 seconds or until finely chopped. Transfer to a small bowl, add boiling water and let stand until mixture cools to 110-115 degrees, I stick my candy thermometer into it.
  • 2
    while that is cooling. In a large bowl dissolve yeast in the 1/3 cup of warm water, add syrup, oil, salt, oat mixture and 2 cups of the flour beat until smooth stirring in enough of the remaining flour to form a soft dough. I use the entire amount called for.
  • 3
    Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic about 6 minutes. Place into a greased bowl turning once to grease top. cover and let rise until doubled about 1 hour
  • 4
    Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and shape into a loaf. place into a 9 inch bread pan, cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes. Bake in a preheated oven 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until top is golden. remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.
  • 5
    If you prefer you can place in a greased 9 inch round baking dish, brush the top with egg white and sprinkle 2 Tablespoons of oats over the top. bake as you would a regular loaf