Dense rye bread (Wed 23.12)

Dark rye bread.


  • 300 g wholemeal rye (coarse)
  • 200 g bread flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 20 g yeast
  • 320 g water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • some olive oil

1. Mix the flours and the salt in a bowl.

Crumble the yeast in the flour, add the water and honey and mix. the dough is rahter stiff.

Turn out on a work surface and knead for 3 minutes. Form into a ball and return to the lightly greased bowl.

Leave to rise for 40 minutes, dough will not double in size.

2. Turn out the dough on a floured surface.

Form into a ball and put in a greased tin (2/3 full).

Leave to rise for +- 1 hour.

3. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 190 C for about 40 minutes.

4. Turn out on a wire rack and leave to cool.

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