Great Grandma Johnson's Swedish Rye Bread

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Yield: 1 serving
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  • 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


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

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

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

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

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

October 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by ssmithwilkins and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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