Rye bread is a type of bread made with various proportions of flour from rye grain. It can be light or dark in color, depending on the type of flour used and the addition of coloring agents, and is typically denser than bread made from wheat flour. Check out this tasty rich in fiber and strong in flavor bread that will melt your heart away!
1. Mix the flours and salt together in a bowl. Cream the yeast with little of water and leave until frothy. Add to the flour mixture with the remaining water, the treacle and oil and mix thoroughly to form a firm dough.
2. Turn on to a floured surface and knead for 5 minutes until smooth and elastic. Place in a clean bowl, cover with a damp cloth and leave to rise in a warm place for 2 hours, until doubled in bulk.
3. Turn on to a floured surface and knead and knead foe few minutes. Shape into 2 oval loaves and placed on a greased baking sheets. Prick with a fork in 8 or 9 places. Leave to rise in a warm place for 1 and 1/2 hours, until doubled size again.
4. Brush with milk and sprinkle with caraway seeds. Bake in a preheated oven 200 C for 15 minutes. Lower the heat to 190 C, and bake for a further 30 - 40 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.