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Dark Rye Bread Recipe

dark rye bread recipe

Black Rye Bread

Looking for an AUTHENTIC and DELICIOUS dark rye bread recipe? This is a rich whole wheat black rye bread made with coffee and dark molasses. To find out more about this healthy whole grain, click here.

Dark Rye Bread Recipe

Ingredients (Makes 2 Loaves)

  • 1 1/3 cups strong brewed coffee (or coffee substitute), just hot to the touch (140 degrees F)


  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened (or vegetable oil)


  • 1/4 cup dark molasses


  • 2 1/2 tablespoons dark brown sugar


  • 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast or bread machine yeast


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour


  • 1 cup rye flour


  • 2 cups bread flour


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder


  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt


  • 2 tablespoons raw oatmeal (optional)


  • Directions

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and lightly grease two loaf pans.

    In a small bowl combine the coffee, butter, molasses, dark brown sugar, and yeast. Mix thoroughly and allow to set until bubbly and creamy (a few minutes).

    In a large mixing bowl combine the remaining ingredients. Mix thoroughly. Stir in the yeast mixture. Knead dough (add more bread flour if necessary) and shape into a ball. Allow to rise covered in a warm place 30 minutes or until doubled in size.

    Punch down and divide dough and place each loaf in a bread pan. Allow to rise, again, covered in a warm place 30 minutes or until doubled in size.

    Bake for 30 - 35 minutes. Once done, brush each loaf with butter and sprinkle oatmeal over the top. Remove from pans and allow to cool at least 45 minutes on a wire rack. Serve warm with butter. Enjoy.

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