Swedish Rye Bread

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 255


2 1/4 cups water lukewarm
2 cups rye flour
1 package yeast dry
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup molasses dark
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup lard or solid vegetable shortening, melted
1 teaspoon caraway seeds
4 to 5 cups flour white all-purpose
butter or margarine, melted


Stir 2 cups lukewarm water into rye flour add yeast softened in 1/4 cup lukewarm water. Mix well. Add sugar, dark molasses, salt, melted fat and caraway seeds. Add the white flour, kneading it in. Let rise to double in bulk. Punch down and make into loaves (should make 2 to 3 loaves). Put into greased pans and let rise again. Bake in 350° oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Remove from oven and brush tops of loaves with melted butter or margarine. Turn out on cake rack to cool.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 255
Calories from Fat: 3

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