return to homepage

Russian Rye Bread Recipe

This is a traditional Russian rye bread recipe with cocoa powder, ground coffee, and caraway.
Ingredients
(Makes 2 Rye Bread Loaves)

  • 1 1/2 cups water (140 degrees F, just barely hot to touch)


  • 2 tablespoons dark corn syrup


  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar


  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened


  • 1 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast


  • 2 1/2 cups bread flour


  • 1 cup rye flour


  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • 4 teaspoons dark brown sugar


  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder


  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules (or coffee substitute)


  • 1 tablespoon caraway seed


  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seed


  • Directions

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

    In a small bowl combine the hot water, corn syrup, vinegar, butter, 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 Russian rye 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 Russian rye 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. Remove from pans and allow to cool at least 45 minutes on a wire rack. Serve warm with butter. Enjoy.

    More Rye Bread Recipes

    Rye Nutrition and Facts

    Different Whole Grain Recipes

    Where to Buy Rye Products

    Top of Russian Rye Bread Recipe










    Bookstore


                       

                       


    Disclaimer: The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
    Copyright© 2009.
    All information and images on Versagrain.com are copyrighted. For more details see our Terms of Use.