Dark Rye (Pumpernickel) Bread for the Bread Machine.

Total Time
3hrs 45mins
15 mins
3 hrs 30 mins

We're having avocado sandwiches for supper tonight and I wanted a nice bread to go with them, so I made a loaf of Pumpernickel. I didn't have any caraway seeds, so added a handful of sesame and sunflower seeds as well as some oat flakes. I did this when the machine beeped 3 times. This will give the bread more fiber and taste. I made a 2 lb. loaf with a medium crust. and followed the recipe for my Bread man Bread Machine. I've listed the ingredients as I put them into the machine. The estimated time on the bread machine might vary for yours, my bread machine sets the time automatically.

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  1. Put all the ingredients in the order given or as per your bread maker's instructions. I think the order is pretty standard, just make sure the yeast is the last thing you add and that it doesn't touch the liquids.
  2. I used the Whole Wheat Bread setting as suggested in the recipe.
  3. When the bread is done, remove the bread pan and cool for a few minutes, then turn it out onto a metal rack to cool complete before cutting.
  4. Bon Appetit!
Most Helpful

5 5

i love this recipe. I just did a minor change, used fennel seeds instead of caraway. Yummy!

5 5

I love pumpernickel bread.This one is a keeper recipe. As did Cookgirl, we had it with split pea soup.

5 5

Simple to prepare and a wonderful flavor! It garners the much-coveted ~Tasty Dish~ Seal of Approval. Served with split pea soup! PS I skipped the wheat gluten. Thanks for posting! cg