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maple wheat bread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gail Herbest
Bangor, ME

This is a fantastic bread recipe, soft and tasty. You can substitute the maple syrup with honey, and use regular whole wheat flour, I always use white whole wheat as it makes a softer loaf.

(1 rating)
yield 2 large loaves
prep time 2 Hr 30 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For maple wheat bread

  • 3 tsp
    active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp
    white sugar
  • 1/2 c
    warm water (110 degrees)
  • 1 can
    12 oz evaporated milk
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    melted shortening
  • 1/4 c
    pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 c
    white wheat flour
  • 3 c
    bread flour

How To Make maple wheat bread

  • 1
    Dissolve yeast and sugar in 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2
    combine milk,1/4 cup of water, shortening,maple syrup, salt and wheat flour in a bowl. Mix in yeast mixture and let rest for 15 minutes
  • 3
    Add bread flour, and mix well until dough forms a ball.
  • 4
    turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 10 minutes
  • 5
    Place dough into a well buttered bowl and turn to coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let rise 45 minutes or until almost doubled
  • 6
    Pinch dough down, divide in to two equal parts, pound out any bubbles. shape into 2 loaves and place into buttered 9x5 inch bread pans
  • 7
    cover loosely with plastic wrap butter tops of loaves and let rise in a warm area until doubled
  • 8
    Place a small ovenproof pan of water in the bottom shelf of the oven, preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 9
    Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until tops are dark golden brown.