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This recipe came from my mother, and it's long been a family favorite. You can make a meal of it with soup and a salad.

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
40
Yield:
40 servings
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Ingredients

40
Original recipe yields 40 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup water. Add sugar, molasses, shortening, salt and remaining water; stir well. Add rye flour; beat until smooth. Add enough all-purpose flour to form a soft dough.

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  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours. Punch dough down.

  • Shape into four round loaves. Place on greased baking sheets. Cover ad let rise until doubled, about 45-60 minutes. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with butter.

Nutrition Facts

88 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 16.8g; fat 1.5g; cholesterol 1.5mg; sodium 103.4mg. Full Nutrition
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