Danish spice rye bread

4
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!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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)

How to Make Danish spice rye bread

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

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About Danish spice rye bread

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



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