Recipe by melfriesen

This is just one of the many recipes for Zwieback in my family. I like it because it uses some whole wheat flour and a lot less salt then others.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soften yeast in 1/2 c warm water.
  2. Mix 1 1/2 C warm milk with 1/3 c sugar, 2 tsp salt, 2 eggs, and 1 c shortening.
  3. Add yeast mixture.
  4. Add about half the flour and mix until smooth.
  5. Add enough additional flour to handle easily.
  6. Knead until smooth and elastic.
  7. Cover and let rise until double.
  8. Punch down and let rise again until almost double.
  9. Shape by placing a walnut sized ball of dough on top of another just a bit larger, on a greased bakins sheet. Let rise. Bake at 400 12-15 minutes.

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