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Maple Oatmeal Bread
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5 from 1 vote

Whole-Wheat Maple Oatmeal Bread

A fluffy, whole wheat bread with a hint of sweetness from maple syrup and the healthfulness of oatmeal. Perfect for a sandwich or toast.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time33 mins
Total Time43 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 24 slices (2 loaves)
Calories: 129kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ teaspoon active dry yeast (mixed with ½ cup warm water and set aside for five minutes)
  • 2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • ½ cup turbinado sugar (or any sugar)
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ cups hot water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Mix the oats, maple syrup, sugar, oil, cinnamon, salt and water in a large bowl or in the bowl of a stand mixer and let it sit for about 10 minutes or until it's lukewarm
  • Add the yeast and water mixture and the flour and knead into a smooth dough by hand for about 10 minutes, or 7 minutes in the stand mixer. If the dough is too loose, add a little more flour.
  • Place the dough in a large, oiled bowl, turning over once to coat the top with oil. Cover the top of the bowl with a kitchen towel or plastic wrap and let it rise in a warm spot for about an hour to 90 minutes or until the dough has doubled.
  • Divide the dough into two and shape each half into an oval, tucking the seams underneath. Place each half in greased, standard-sized loaf pans (around 9 X 5 inches, although a slight variation in sizes doesn't really matter).
  • Cover loosely with a kitchen napkin or oiled plastic wrap and let the loaves rise for 90 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 360 degrees about half an hour before baking. Place the loaves in the oven and bake for 33 minutes until the tops are golden-brown.
  • Remove to a rack, cool for 15 minutes, then unmold the breads. If they stick a bit, run a knife along the sides of the loaf to dislodge it from the pan.
  • Cool thoroughly before slicing.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg