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Rye Bread Recipe    Veg  CD CBF  Finnish 90mins

Finnish Name:  Suomalairuisleipä

 

Makes 1 loaf      Cold  Vegetarian  Vegan  Savoury Breads    Baked Fayre    Dairy Free    Eggless  Finland   Scandinavian  Scandinavia  Europe

 

Ingredients:

150ml/5fl.oz. Hand Hot Water

250g/9oz Strong Plain Flour

75g/3oz Rye flour

1½ teasp Salt

2 teasp Dried Yeast

½ teasp Sugar

 

Instructions

 

1. Sift the flours and salt into a large bowl and leave in a warm place.

 

2. Dissolve the sugar in the water and sprinkle the yeast over. Mix well and leave in a warm place for about 15 minutes until frothy.

 

3. Make a well in the centre of the flour and pour the yeast mixture in. Mix with a wooden spoon, gradually adding more warm water if necessary, until the dough binds together.

 

4. Turn onto a floured surface and knead for about 5 minutes until smooth. Place in a floured bowl, cover with oiled polythene and leave in a warm place to prove until doubled in size.

 

5. Preheat the oven to 230C, 450F, Gas mark 8 and grease a loaf tin. Turn the dough out on to a floured surface and knock back. Knead till smooth, then make into a short thick sausage shape. Put into the loaf tin, cover loosely with oiled polythene and leave to prove again till doubled in size.

 

6. Bake in the centre of the oven for 15 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 190C, 375F, Gas mark 5 and bake for a further 15 minutes. Switch off the oven. Take loaf out of the tin and leave on the centre shelf of the oven until oven is cold.

 

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Main equipment required to make this recipe

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Wooden Spoon

Wire Rack

 

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