Aunt Viola's Swedish Rye Bread

mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

Vi says this is "Her best bread recipe!" When my kids were growing up we often visited Vi. She has a large farm kitchen and she always had something baking. This is one of our family favorites... It never lasts long!


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Serves:

12-24 slices

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

2 pkg
yeast
1/2 c
warm water (105-110 degrees)
2 c
boiling water
2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
molasses
1/4 c
honey
1/3 c
butter
2 c
rye flour
5 c
all purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix yeast with 1/2 cup warm water. Set aside.
2
Bring 2 cups water to a boil. Then add:
salt, molasses, honey,butter and rye flour, mix well by hand.
3
When cool enough, add yeast mixture. Let set a couple of minutes, then add 5 cups all purpose flour.
Mix well. Knead 6-8 minutes or until dough is soft and pliable. Place in a greased bowl and cover. Let rise until double. Punch dough down.
4
Cut dough in two, shape each half into rounds and place on greased baking sheet. Let rise until double.
5
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and cool.

About this Recipe

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