Aunt Faith’s Rye Bread Recipe

Rye bread

Mix the following together and cool to lukewarm:

2 cups Rye flour
3/4 cup molasses
1/3 cup butter
2 tsp. salt
2 cups boiling water

Meanwhile mix the following together and let the yeast bubble:

1 Tbsp yeast
1/2 cup warm water
1 tsp. sugar

Add the yeast mixture to the Rye mixture and then add 6 – 6 1/2 cups all-purpose flour as needed.  Knead and let rise until doubled.  Punch down and divide into three balls.  Let rest 15 minutes.  Shape into round loaves and place on greased cookie sheet.  Let rise and then bake at 350º for 35-40 minutes.

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