Yeany’s Maple Recipe of the Week: Maple Oat Bread

yeany 3Another delicious recipe made from Yeany’s Maple Syrup!

Maple Oat Bread

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups warm milk (~130°)
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water (~115°)
1/3 cup Yeany’s Maple Syrup
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1 egg
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
2 cups all-purpose flour
Additional oats

Directions

~In a large bowl, combine the milk, oats and butter; cool to ~115°.

~In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water; add to oat mixture. Add Yeany’s Maple 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. Do not knead.

~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.

~Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

~Makes one loaf.

Yeany’s Maple Syrup and other maple products can be found at the following locations:

Divani Chocolatier, Foxburg
Haller’s Store, Tionesta
Visitors Center, Tionesta
The Little Store, East Hickory
Leeper Market, Leeper
Country Farm Supply, Knox
Hirsch’s Meats, Kossuth
Tom’s Meats, Brookville
Thomas Meats, Saxonburg
Pajer’s Farm Market, Sarver
Clarion River Organics, Sligo
The Pittsburgh Public Market
Farm Truck Foods, Beaver
Trax Farms, Finleyville

Cooking With Maple Products by Dave Yeany

Cooking with Maple Syrup

Pure maple syrup is slightly sweeter than cane sugar. It contains 62 calories per tablespoon as opposed to 54 calories per tablespoon for sugar. But – you use less maple syrup.

To use maple syrup in cooking: substitute 3/4 cup of syrup for each cup of sugar and reduce the liquid in the recipe by 3 tablespoons.

When using Maple Syrup to replace granulated white sugar, first make sure that using the liquid maple syrup will not hurt the recipe.

There is roughly the same amount of sugar in a cup of maple syrup as there is in a cup of granulated white sugar. Using the cup of maple syrup in place of the white sugar adds extra 3.7 ounces (1/3 to 1/2 cup) of liquid to the recipe. To balance the liquid in the recipe, you need to reduce other liquids in the recipe, typically water or milk, by the same amount, 1/3 to ½ cup, for each cup of sugar replaced.

To replace brown sugar, do the following:

1 cup loose brown sugar = ¾ cup maple syrup, reduce other liquids by ¼ cup
1 cup packed brown sugar = 1 cup plus 1 Tbsp maple syrup. Reduce other liquids in the recipe by just less than ½ cup.

Maple Sugar

Maple Sugar can be substituted for granulated sugar, cup for cup.

1 cup granulated sugar = 1 cup of maple sugar

Maple Sugar can also be used in place of brown sugar.

1 cup loose brown sugar = 1 cup maple sugar

If the recipe calls for “packed” brown sugar, I use the following amounts of maple sugar:

¼ cup packed brown sugar = ½ cup maple sugar
½ cup packed brown sugar = ¾ cup maple sugar
¾ cup packed brown sugar = 1 cup maple sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar = 1 ¼ cups maple sugar

I increase the maple sugar by ¼ cup more than what the recipe calls for in packed brown sugar.

About Yeany’s Maple:

Yeany’s Maple is a 3,000 tap operation in Forest County, producing approximately 1,000 gallons of maple syrup each year.

Maple Grades

– Golden Maple Syrup – with a delicate taste
– Amber Maple Syrup – with a rich taste
– Dark Maple Syrup – with a robust taste
– Very Dark Maple Syrup – with a strong taste

For more information on Yeany’s Maple Syrup, visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Yeanys-Maple-Syrup/161532047254784.

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