Aunt Viola's Swedish Rye Bread

1
mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

Vi says this is "Her best bread recipe!" When my kids were growing up we often visited Vi. She has a large farm kitchen and she always had something baking. This is one of our family favorites... It never lasts long!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12-24 slices
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

2 pkg
yeast
1/2 c
warm water (105-110 degrees)
2 c
boiling water
2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
molasses
1/4 c
honey
1/3 c
butter
2 c
rye flour
5 c
all purpose flour

How to Make Aunt Viola's Swedish Rye Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix yeast with 1/2 cup warm water. Set aside.
  • 2Bring 2 cups water to a boil. Then add:
    salt, molasses, honey,butter and rye flour, mix well by hand.
  • 3When cool enough, add yeast mixture. Let set a couple of minutes, then add 5 cups all purpose flour.
    Mix well. Knead 6-8 minutes or until dough is soft and pliable. Place in a greased bowl and cover. Let rise until double. Punch dough down.
  • 4Cut dough in two, shape each half into rounds and place on greased baking sheet. Let rise until double.
  • 5Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and cool.

Printable Recipe Card

About Aunt Viola's Swedish Rye Bread

Hashtags: #Rye, #yeast




Show 1 Comment & Review

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...

17 Doughnut Recipes To Celebrate National Doughnut Day

17 Doughnut Recipes to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

"Doughnut" let us stop you from making one of these 17 delectable doughnut recipes. Happy National Doughnut Day!

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

I mean, who doesn't love blueberries? From breakfast to dessert, these blueberry recipes are berry phenomenal.