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Dark Rye Bread Recipe

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Added: Sunday, August 19, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 c warm water
1 pkg dry yeast
1 tsp sugar
3/4 c milk, warmed to lukewarm
1/4 c dark molasses
1 tbsp butter, melted
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp caraway seed (optional)
2 c flour, divided
11/2 c rye flour
Ice Water

Directions:
Directions:
Pour warm water into large bowl; add yeast and sugar; stir until dissolved. cover; let stand about 5 minutes or until mixture has swelled slightly and surface bubbles. Blend in milk, molasses, butter, salt and caraway seed. Stir in 1 c flour 1/2 cup at a time. Stir in rye flour 1/2 c at a time. Beat vigorously until dough is smooth and elastic. Stir in most of remaining flour to make a stiff dough. Turn out on heavily floured surface. Knead 8 to 10 minutes or until dough is smooth and satiny, not sticky. Put dough in greased bowl; turn to grease top. Cover; set in warm, draft free place until almost doubled (about 11/2 to 2 hours). Bake in preheated 425║oven 10 minutes; brush with ice water. Lower oven temperature to 350║; continue baking 40 to 45 minutes or until bread has turned almost mahogany color on top. Turn loaf out of pan and put directly on oven rack a few minutes if you want it very crusty. When done, remove from oven and cool on rack

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Makes 1 loaf

 

 

 

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