Swedish Limpa Bread

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
30 mins
Cook
30 mins

This is a distinct and delicious bread. Boiling the seeds first really mellows their flavor. This has been passed down and around in our community for generations. It's really good!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine first six ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil; boil for approximately 5 minutes.
  2. Let cool some, then add the salt and cold water.
  3. Test the temperature, then add the yeast.
  4. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add the rye flour and as much white flour as needed to make a soft dough.
  5. Knead well.
  6. The bread dough will be sticky.
  7. Let rise until double.
  8. Shape into 4 loaves (Traditionally in round loaves, but loaf pans work also) and let rise again until double.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 30 minutes.