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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



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




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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Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat – To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

Cream - to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.

Rub in -  The incorporation of fat into flour.  Butter is cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully incorporated and the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

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