Rye Bread

Rye Bread Recipe

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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
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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

How to Make Rye Bread

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.

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About Rye Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads