This is a soft bread that is easy to make. It makes great toast or grilled cheese.
Mix oat flour and 1 cup flour, salt, and yeast in large bowl.
Mix warm water with maple syrup and butter.
Stir briskly until everything incorporated.
Stir in enough remaining flour, 1 cup at a time, to make dough easy to handle.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface.
Knead 8- 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
Place in greased bowl and turn greased side up.
Cover and let rise in warm place until double.
Dough is ready if indentation remains when touched.
Grease bottoms and sides of 2 loaf pans, 9x5x3 inches.
Punch down dough and divide in half.
Roll into rectangle, 18x9 inches, on lightly floured surface.
Roll dough up tightly, beginning at 9-inch side, to form a loaf.
Pinch edge of dough into roll to seal.
Place seam side down in pan.
Cover and let rise in warm place about 50 minutes or until double.
Move oven rack to low position so that tops of pans will be in center of oven. Heat oven to 425°F.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until loaves are deep golden brown and sound hollow when tapped.
Remove from pans to wire rack.
If desired brush loaves with butter.
Replace oat flour with unbleached flour if desired.
If you do not have maple syrup, replace with 3 Tbl sugar.