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Maple and Walnut Bread

A savory and dense bread machine loaf, it slices easily for hearty sandwiches.

Maple and Walnut Bread


  • 1 cup water (80°)
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil, neutral such as sunflower
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • ¾ cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp Vital Wheat Gluten Flour
  • 1½ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp active dry yeast


Add the liquids to bread pan, then dry in order listed, with yeast on top.

Set for whole wheat cycle, 1½ lb loaf, medium crust.

Watch the dough in its first kneading, it may need up to ¼ cup additional water added in.

Once baked knock out, cool fully on a wire rack before cutting. Store wrapped, use within 2 days for best taste.

Makes one 1½ lb loaf.


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