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Aunt Dolly's Rye Bread

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Ingredients
  Rye flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Warm water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Honey/Malt 1 Tablespoon
  Unbleached flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs) (Approximately)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Caraway seeds 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY:
1) The oven is preheated to 350 degrees C.
2) The cookie sheet is kept aside, with cornmeal sprinkled on top.

MAKING:
3) Yeast is mixed with malt and water and set aside for about 10 minutes till it bubbles.
4) Rye flour, salt, vinegar and caraway seeds are added to this malt mixture.
5) White flour is added next and mixed to form a soft, non-sticky dough.
6) The dough is kneaded for about 10 minutes (more dough is added, if needed).
7) The dough is made into a ball and kept covered in a bowl.
8) After about 1-2 hours, when the dough doubles, it is shaped into 2 loaves.

FINALIZING:
9) The loaves are slashed on top.
10) These loaves are placed on the cookie sheet and allowed to rest for about 30 minutes.
11) The leaves are baked for about 50 minutes, till the loaves sound hollow, when they are tapped at the bottom.

SERVING:
12) The bread is sliced while still warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rye
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
140 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
220 Minutes

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