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Great Grandma Johnson's Swedish Rye Bread

  • Yield: 1 serving


  • 1 3/4 cup(s) rye flour
  • 1/2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 stick(s) butter
  • 2 cup(s) hot water
  • 5 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 2 package(s) yeast in 1/4 cup warm water


Place rye flour, salt, sugar and butter in a large bowl. Pour the hot water over and mix until the batter is smooth.

Mix the yeast in the 1/4 cup of warm water and add to the rye mix.

Add white flour until the dough is soft and not sticky.

Knead for 5 to 10 minutes and put into a greased bowl to rise to twice its size-- about 45 minutes.

Knead again and divide into loaves. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 35-45 minutes.

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