German Rye Bread

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Carol Zahn

By
@SummerWind1

What could be better than a sandwich made out of rye bread? It was always such a treat to have fresh rye bread out of the oven when I was a kid.

Rating:
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Prep:
3 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
rye flour
2 c
white flour
3 c
lukewarm water
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 pkg
dry yeast, not rapid rise
1/2 c
lukewarm water for yeast
1 1/2 Tbsp
caraway seeds (optional)

How to Make German Rye Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix 1/2 cup lukewarm water, sugar, salt and yeast together and let sit overnight.
  • 2In the morning add the flour to the yeast. Mix well and let rise once. Knead down and let it rise again. Shape into loaves and place into greased pans or shape into rounds. Don't let the dough rise too long, about 45 minutes.
  • 3Bake at 400 for 45 to 60 minutes.

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About German Rye Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #sandwiches, #lunch, #snack