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German rye bread

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 40 mins
German rye bread
There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly made bread. This recipe makes a proper hearty bread prefect as a side for any meal. 

1 tbsp dry yeast

120ml warm water

300ml milk, at room temperature

20g caster sugar

Pinch salt

120g black treacle

2 tbsp butter

330g rye flour

340g bread flour, plus extra for serving

Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4. Line a loaf tin with parchment paper.

To start with dissolve the yeast in a bowl of warm water.

In another bowl, combine the milk, sugar and salt and mix it well together.

Spoon in the black treacle and mix it well.

Add the butter and flours and beat together using a wooden spoon.

Kneed the bread for about 10 minutes in the bowl.

Cover with cling film and leave to rise for about 2 hours,

Kneed it again and place in the loaf tin.

Place in the oven for 40 minutes.

Sprinkle with a little flour before serving. 

makes 1 loaf

Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
40 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Sugar

Recipe Type
Bread, Cakes & Baking, Lunch Box

Level of Difficulty
Moderately Easy

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