Caraway Seed Rye Bread
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 25 min.
Makes2 loaves (10 slices each)
Pretty good, I didn't have caraway at hand so I did a tsp each of rosemary, oregano and thyme. I think I would give this 5 stars if the recipe was also formulated with weights for those if us who want to assure consistency, but that's just me.
I had to join just to leave a review on this one. I've looked for a good rye bread recipe for a while now and this one is perfect! I was trying to get away from all the recipes that call for molasses which I'm not a big fan of (tried a couple of them). Gave this recipe a shot and it was perfect! I used two 9x5 bread pans to bake it and they turned out wonderfully. Highly recommended.
This recipe makes delicious, caraway-rye bread. I used medium rye flour and the texture was wonderful. Not heavy at all -- more like rye, sandwich bread. Perfect for enjoying with a schmear of butter still warm from the oven.. Unlike many breads, this did not start to dry out and get hard the next day or two. Flavor-wise, texture-wise, storage-wise, this recipe is definitely a keeper. If your bread doesn't rise, it's NOT the recipe's fault. This is a well-hydrated dough that responds well to yeast. Even with my 2 year old yeast, my bread rose beautifully. My first rise always climbs the large bowl. So this recipe should also do well when baked in bread pans. I'm thinking it would also be excellent for hoagie-style rye sandwich rolls. However, be sure your yeast is not dead, or that your yeast is exposed to liquid that it too hot -- especially if you're using instant yeast. If using instant yeast, best to keep the water's temperature to 110 degrees or under, or it may kill the yeast..
A Waste of time and money bread bib not rise the second time
I have made this several times now. An excellent Rye bread that rises and bakes beautifully and smells so good while it's baking!
Followed exactly as stated and boy I became a superstar at home and at work! Very good recipe! The bread is moist and the caraway is not overpowering.