Black Bran Bread

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Total Time
55mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
35 mins

Outstanding hearty black bread with fabulous crust. This recipe is on the back of Fleischmann's RapidRise Yeast. After living in Germany for almost a year I developed a real appreciation for their hearty bread. Now I can make some in my own kitchen. Enjoy!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set aside 1 cup all-purpose flour from total amount.
  2. Mix remaining flours, undissolved yeast, wheat bran cereal, caraway seeds, salt and coffee in a large bowl.
  3. In a sauce pot heat water, molasses, vinegar, butter and chocolate until very warm, 120 - 130 degrees F.
  4. Stir liquids into dry ingredients. Mix in enough reserved flour to make a soft dough that does not stick to the bowl.
  5. Turn onto floured surface and knead 5 minutes. Shape into smooth ball; transfer to a greased baking sheet.
  6. Loosely cover dough; let rise 40 minutes, or until almost double in size.
  7. Beat egg white and water; brush on surface of bread.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes.
  9. Remove from baking sheet and cool on wire rack.