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rye bread

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a recipe by
Susan Magness
Cleburne, TX

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

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serves 6-8

Ingredients For rye bread

  • 1 c
    luke warm water
  • 3/4
    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

  • 1
    Mix warm water, yeast, sugar and flour and let rise.
  • 2
    Mix hot water, lard and dissolve and cool. Then mix salt, brown sugar, molasses, and light rye flower.
  • 3
    Beat 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.
  • 4
    Makes 4 small loaves.

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