Scandinavian Rye Bread

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2hrs 5mins
1 8x4 inch loaf

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Add molasses, salt, dry milk powder, vegetable oil, orange peel, anise seed, fennel seed, rye flour, dates, and 1 cup all-purpose flour, and mix well to combine.
  3. Stir in 1 to 1½ cups more all-purpose flour, to make a soft dough.
  4. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead about 6 to 8 minutes, until smooth and elastic.
  5. Cover and let rest 10 minutes.
  6. Roll dough into 12 x 7-inch rectangle.
  7. Beginning at the end, roll up tightly; pinch seam and ends to seal.
  8. Place, seam side down, in greased 8 x 4-inch loaf pan.
  9. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until double in size, about 30 to 45 minutes.
  10. Bake at 375º for 30 to 35 minutes or until done.
  11. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

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