INGREGIENTS: For 2 loaves
- 100 ~ 120 grams compressed yeast
- 2 cups warm water
- ¼ cup molasses OR ¼ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup oil
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 3 cups rye plain flour
- 3 cups whole wheat plain flour
Preheat oven to 180 ~ 200 degrees C.
Crumble yeast into water and mix to remove lumps.
Add oil and molasses and mix well.
Add sifted dry ingredients and mix well.
Let rise 50% in a warm place.
Shape into two loaves and place into greased baking pans.
Let rise again until risen 50%.
Bake 50 ~ 60 minutes. (It should sound hollow when knocked).
From an evening college baking course done by Ian in 1982.
Tagged: Bread, Pumpernickle