*This bread is not a considered a sweet quick bread but is sweet and a little heavier.

2 cups boiling water

1 cup rolled oats

½ cup brown sugar

1 tsp maple flavoring

1 tbs. honey

¼ cup melted butter

1 tbs. salt

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tbs. yeast

3 cups whole-wheat flour

2 cups bakers’ flour

1 tbs. gluten

In mixing bowl, combine water, oats, sugar, flavor, honey, butter, salt and cinnamon. Let cool to lukewarm. Add the yeast and flours stirring to form rough dough. Knead 7 minutes by machine until the dough is smooth and satiny. Transfer the dough to a lightly greased bowl; cover the bowl with plastic or towel and let rise for 1 hour or until doubled. Divide the dough in half and shape into l loaves. Place the loaves in 2 greased small bread pans. Allow to rise until they have crowned about 1 inch over the rim. Bake in oven at 350degrees for 30-35 minutes. Cool on wire rack.