Danish spice rye bread

Gail Herbest

By
@Gaillee

Full of flavor this is one of my favorites. slightly spicy, sweet, hearty and smells wonderful. great for sandwiches, toast or just plain with butter. YUM!!


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Serves:

2 loaves

Prep:

3 Hr

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 c
milk
1 c
water
3 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
molasses
1/3 c
white sugar
1 Tbsp
ground orange zest
1 Tbsp
fennel seed
1 Tbsp
anise seed
1 Tbsp
caraway seeds ( you can substitute with celery seed)
1 Tbsp
cardamom
1 tsp
salt
5 tsp
yeast
1/2 c
warm water (110 degrees)
2 c
rye flour
5 c
bread flour (may use all purpose)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat the milk and 1 cup water in microwave for 3 minutes (just before it reaches boiling)
remove and add, 3 T butter, molasses, sugar, orange zest, fennel seed, anise seed, and caraway (or celery seed)cardamom and salt mix lightly and let steep for 30 minutes
2
after the 30 minutes, in a separate bowl add the yeast and 1/2 cup of warm water, let proof for 5-10 minutes until creamy
3
add the yeast mixture to the cooled milk/spice mixture
4
Gradually add the rye and white flour ( I mix mine together ahead of time) mix until well combined, dough will be slightly sticky
5
turn out on to a lightly floured surface and kneed for 6-7 minutes, place in a large well buttered bowl turn to coat. cover and let rise until doubled ( about 1 hour)
6
Punch down, divide dough in half, form into 2 loaves and place each in a well oiled 9x5 bread pans cover and allow to rise until doubled ( about 45 minutes)
7
Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 30-35 minutes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Rye, #spice, #yeast