Delicatessen rye bread (kh)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 To 2 3/4 CUpS all-purpose or
Unbleached flour
1 tablespoon Caraway seed
1 cup Milk
2 cups Rye flour
¾ cup Water
2 teaspoons Salt
2 tablespoons Molasses
2 packs Active dry yeast
2 tablespoons Oil

Combine 1¾ CUpS all-purpose flour, salt, yeast, and caraway seed in a large mixing bowl. Heat milk, water, molasses, and oil in a saucepan over low heat until very warm (120 to 130F). Add liquid gradually to flour mixture, beating on high speed of electric mixer; scrape bowl occasionally. Add 1 cup rye flour, or enough to make a thick batter. Beat at high speed 2 minutes. Stir in remaining rye flour and enough all-purpose flour to make a soft dough. Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic (about 5 minutes). Cover with bowl or pan and let rest 20 minutes. Divide in half. Shape into 2 round loaves; place on greased baking sheets.

Cover; let rise until double in bulk (30 to 45 minutes). Bake at 375F 35 to

40 minutes, or until done.

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