Finnish Potato Rye
|Active dry yeast||1 Tablespoon|
|Potato water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), warm (105ÃÂ°-115ÃÂ°F)|
|White flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Rye flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Mashed potatoes||1 Cup (16 tbs), warm|
|Light molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Caraway seeds||2 Teaspoon|
|Warm water||2 Tablespoon|
1 Dissolve yeast in potato water. Set aside for 5 minutes.
2 Combine 1 1/2 cups white flour, rye flour, potatoes, molasses, salt, caraway seeds, and yeast mixture. Mix thoroughly.
3 Add enough remaining white flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
4 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
5 Punch down dough. Shape loaf. Place on greased 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
6 Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 40 minutes.
7 Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 45 minutes or until done. Make glaze and brush on loaf. Cool on wire rack.