Traditional Rye Bread Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Interest Group


 Cake yeast2
 Molasses1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Flour8 Cup (128 tbs)
 Salt5 Teaspoon
 Rye flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Melted shortening1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6378 Calories from Fat 561

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g99.4%

Saturated Fat 11 g54.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 9748.9 mg406.2%

Total Carbohydrates 1309 g436.2%

Dietary Fiber 120 g480.1%

Sugars 253.5 g

Protein 162 g323.3%

Vitamin A 39.7% Vitamin C 0.11%

Calcium 57% Iron 428.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Dissolve yeast in 4 cups warm water; add sugar, salt, shortening and molasses.
Add 1/2 of the flour and 1/2 of the rye flour; beat until smooth.
Stir in re- maining rye flour; add enough remaining flour to make soft dough.
Knead until smooth; let rise in warm place until doubled in bulk.
Punch down; let rise until doubled in bulk.
Shape into 4 loaves; place in loaf pans.
Cover; let rise until doubled in bulk.
Bake at 375 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
Remove from pans; cool.