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Brown Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
LuVern Jones
Added: Monday, August 29, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 qt. warm water (120-130)
1 tbsp. salt
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. shortening, melted
1/4 c. dark molasses
1 1/2 c. rye flour
7 1/2 - 8 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
2 pkgs. dry yeast dissolved in 1/2-1/3 cup lukewarm water with 1 tsp. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix ingredients through molasses, then add 1 to 1 1/2 cups flour. Add softened yeast and mix well. Add rye flour and as much all-purpose flour as needed to form a smooth, pliable dough. Knead well. Place dough in greased bowl, cover and let rise until doubled in size. Punch down and let rise again to double size. Shape into 3 large or smaller loaves. Let rise until doubled. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when lightly tapped. Remove immediately from pans.

 

 

 

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