Total Time
4hrs 40mins
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 40 mins

This is a sweeter version of swedish rye bread. We usually have it at our house with the "swedish egg gravy" recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water and add 1 tsp sugar set aside.
  2. In a large bowl comgine remaining water, sugar, molasses, salt, shortening, rye flour& 1 cup white flour, mix well and add yeast mixture.
  3. Gradually mix, then knead in remaining flour to form soft dough.
  4. Place in greased bowl and let rise until double.
  5. Divide into two loaves, put in greased pans and let rise again.
  6. Bake at 350 40-50 minutes.
  7. Baste with melted butter when done.

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