1¾cup white whole wheat flourI use King Arthur flour
½cupmaple syruppure maple syrup
¼cupolive oilextra virgin
½cupchocolate chipssemi-sweet, dark chocolate, or some of each
Preheat oven to 325° Fahrenheit.
Place all wet ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and whisk well.
Add baking soda, salt, and spices. Stir.
Add flour and stir until just incorporated. The batter will be lumpy.
Fold in chocolate chips, if using.
Bake in the oven at 325°F for one hour. This bread may need an additional five minutes in the oven. It is done when a toothpick comes out clean.
Let cool before slicing to serve.
Use the 'scoop and sweep' method for measuring flour for this recipe. Do not use a packed cup of flour. Use a spoon to put flour in a measuring cup then level it off with the flat end of a knife.Chocolate chips can be left out or replaced with raisins or walnuts.