PERIOD: Modern | SOURCE: Contemporary Recipe | CLASS: Not Authentic
DESCRIPTION: A standard Rye bread recipe
Prepare yeast mixture (see above). Dissolve the yeast in water. Stir in sugar and flour until smooth. Cover and let rise until bubbly and doubled in volume.
Combine the remaining 4 cups of rye flour, the white flour and salt in a large bowl. Add sourdough & yeast mixture and work into a stiff dough. Add 1 1/2 cups water & honey. Turn out onto board & knead thoroughly. Cover & let raise about 1/2 hour. Punch down and knead into smooth ball. Cut in half and knead each half into a smooth round loaf. Set on greased baking sheet and let raise until doubled. Brush with beaten egg white and bake at 350º F for about 1 hour.
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