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Maple Walnut Bread Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 packages dry yeast
1/2 c. water (105 to 115)
1 tbsp granulated sugar
1 1/2 c. boiling water
1 c. oatmeal (not quick cooking)
2/3 c. maple syrup
1/2 c. butter, melted
1 tsp salt
3 eggs, slightly beaten
5 to 6 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
In a small bowl, combine yeast, water and sugar. Using fingertips,mix to dissolve yeast and set mixture aside for 10 minutes.

In a large mixing bowl, combine boiling water and uncooked oatmeal. Stir well. Add maple syrup, melted butter and salt. Cool slightly. Stir in eggs, yeast mixture and 2 cups flour. Mix well. Add 3 cups flour and nuts. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 10 minutes, adding sixth cup of flour as needed.

Place dough in a large buttered bowl, cover tightly with plastic wrap and set in a warm spot to double in bulk about 1 hour. Punch dough down and divide evenly. Divide 1/2 of the dough into 2 equal parts. Roll each part into a rope 14 inches long. Place ropes on a baking sheet and braid, beginning in the center and working toward the ends. Cover with buttered plastic wrap and let rise until doubled again.

Bake either shape in a 350 oven for 35-40 minutes or until done. Remove and cool completely. Then top with glaze
 

Glaze


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sifted confectioners' sugar
1/4 c. maple syrup
1/2 c. chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar and maple syrup. Ice tops of breads and sprinkle with walnuts.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 loaves

 

 

 

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