Easy Soft Rye Bread

By halo · Jan 11, 2012 ·
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    1 c. water
    3 tbsp water
    2 tbsp sugar
    1 1/4 c. rye flour
    2 1/4 tsp. instant yeast
    1/2 c. sour cream
    2 tbsp caraway seeds
    1 1/2 tsp. salt
    2 c. all purpose flour
    2 tbsp vital wheat gluten

    Cooking Instructions

    Combine water, sugar, rye flour and yeast, mixing to form a wet dough. Let dough rest for 20 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and knead by hand or by mixer until smooth...will be a bit sticky. Place dough in an oiled bowl, cover, and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour. Punch down, knead for a minute or two, shape into 2 smooth oval loaves. Place loaves on greased baking sheet, cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350°, bake for 35-40 minutes.

    Note: Can also make rolls with this dough.

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