Serbian Pumpernickel Bread

Recipe by Kaarin
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Combine boiling water, chocolate, vinegar, molasses, caraway seeds and coffee in a large bowl till chocolate melts; cool to 105-110 degrees F.
  • Dissolve yeast in the warm water; let stand 10 minutes.
  • Add to chocolate mixture and add sugar and salt.
  • Mix in rye flour and bran, kneading well.
  • Knead in white flour (I use a kitchenaid).
  • Grease the bread, cover and let rise until doubled.
  • Form into 2 round loaves; let rise again till double.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes; brush with egg white and sprinkle with salt.
  • Bake another 20 minutes until loaves sound hollow.