Mix above ingredients together and leave for 5 minutes.
2 envelopes yeast
½ cup Warm water
2 tsp. sugar
Mix above 3 ingredients together and let stand until it foams up. Add the following to all ingredients:
3/4 cup maple syrup
Gradually mix in 5/1/2 cups flour. Knead well and set aside until doubled in size. Knead down again and make in to desired loaves. Set aside in a draft free warm place until doubled in size again. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 30 min, or until golden brown.