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Traditional Rye Bread

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Ingredients
  Cake yeast 2
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Salt 5 Teaspoon
  Rye flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Melted shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Dissolve yeast in 4 cups warm water; add sugar, salt, shortening and molasses.
Add 1/2 of the flour and 1/2 of the rye flour; beat until smooth.
Stir in re- maining rye flour; add enough remaining flour to make soft dough.
Knead until smooth; let rise in warm place until doubled in bulk.
Punch down; let rise until doubled in bulk.
Shape into 4 loaves; place in loaf pans.
Cover; let rise until doubled in bulk.
Bake at 375 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
Remove from pans; cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
45

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