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Maple Oat Batter Bread

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + rising Bake: 40 min. + cooling


1 loaf

This moist, hearty bread has a terrific mix of grains and maple flavor. The recipe appeals to me because the dough requires no kneading and only one rising.


  • 1-1/2 cups warm milk (120°-130°)
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Additional oats


  1. In a large bowl, combine the milk, oats and butter; cool to 110°-115°. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water; add to oat mixture. Add the syrup, salt, egg, whole wheat flour and 1 cup all-purpose flour. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on high for 3 minutes. Stir in remaining all-purpose flour (batter will be thick). Do not knead.
  2. Sprinkle additional oats into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Spoon batter into dish. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 50 minutes.
  3. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 253 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 427mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.

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