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  Dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Envelope)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Lukewarm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Beer/Ale 1 Cup (16 tbs), lukewarm
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Fancy molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped fennel 2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange rind 2 Teaspoon
  Rye flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)

Combine the yeast, sugar and water and let stand until foamy.
Meanwhile, mix the next seven ingredients together and beat well.
Add the dissolved yeast and work in enough all-purpose flour to make a stiff dough.
Knead until smooth, about 5 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl and cover.
Let rise until doubled.
Knead down and form into 1 large or 2 small loaves.
Place in greased pans and cover.
Let rise again, brush with water and bake at 400F for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 350F and continue baking 30 minutes longer.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2249 Calories from Fat 278

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.2%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g82.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 1516.7 mg63.2%

Total Carbohydrates 426 g142%

Dietary Fiber 45.9 g183.5%

Sugars 54.2 g

Protein 58 g116.2%

Vitamin A 16.4% Vitamin C 24.7%

Calcium 35% Iron 165.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fennel Rye Bread Recipe