Rye Bread

Rye Bread Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

susan simons


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


★★★★★ 1 vote



Add to Grocery List

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

How to Make Rye Bread


  • 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Rye Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Put Your Tastebuds In A Twist With 10 Perfect Pretzels Recipe

Put Your Tastebuds in a Twist with 10 Perfect Pretzels

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Soft and buttery, there's nothing better than a warm pretzel and they're not very hard to make at home. Skip the ones in the frozen food aisle and make a...

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Perform magic with these delicious homemade zucchini bread recipes by making them and then watching them disappear!!

Easy To To Make Quick Bread Recipes For The Holiday Season

Easy to To Make Quick Bread Recipes for the Holiday Season

Kitchen Crew

With the holidays fast approaching, quick bread recipes are great to keep handy in your recipe box. Since they require no yeast or rising time, they are easy to make...