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Swedish Rye Bread

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=823241

Ingredients

  1. 2 pkg. dry yeast
  2. 1/2 c. warm water
  3. 2 c. rye flour
  4. 3/4 c. molasses
  5. 1/3 c. shortening
  6. 2 c. boiling water
  7. 6 to 6 1/2 c. white flour

Directions

  1. Soften yeast in warm water.
  2. Combine rye flour, molasses, shortening, salt and boiling water; blending well.
  3. Cool to lukewarm; add softened yeast.
  4. Stir in white flour gradually. Transfer to floured board, let rest 10 minutes.
  5. Knead until shiny (about 10 minutes).
  6. Cover and put in greased bowl to rise for 2 hours.