Maple wheat bread

Gail Herbest


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.

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2 large loaves
2 Hr 30 Min
35 Min


3 tsp
active dry yeast
1 tsp
white sugar
1/2 c
warm water (110 degrees)
1 can(s)
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


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

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About Maple wheat bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #maple, #yeast, #wheat