Rye Bread Recipe

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Rye Bread

susan simons

By
@imbossmare

This recipe comes from my mom's Aunt Edith, it has been made for years in my family. Great served with butter for dinner.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8

Ingredients

1 c
luke warm water
3/4
cake compressed yeast (about one (1/4oz.) pkg. active dry yeast
2 Tbsp
sugar
6 1/2 c
flour
3 c
hot water
2 Tbsp
lard or shortening
1 Tbsp
salt
1 c
brown sugar
3 Tbsp
molasses
3 c
lite rye flour

Step-By-Step

1Mix warm water, yeast, sugar and flour and let rise.
2Mix hot water, lard and dissolve and cool. Then mix salt, brown sugar, molasses, and light rye flower.
3Beat in rye flour good - til smoth. Then add enough white flour to make the dough stiff, about 6 cups(STIFF DOUGH is firm to the touch and will hold it's shape after 8-10 minutes of kneading). Mix. Put on Floured board and knead. Let raise until double. Punch down and let rise about 1 hour. Make loaves- let raise about 1/2 or 3/4 hour. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
4Makes 4 small loaves.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads