Squaw Honey-Rye Bread

Recipe by DAR Lady
READY IN: 36hrs 30mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Mix raisins with 1/2 cup of the water and let sit overnight to plump (then puree` if desired).
  • Add the honey, brown sugar, caramel coloring and oil to raisins.
  • Proof the yeast in 1/4 cup warm (100^ - 110^) water mixed with1 teaspoon of sugar for 10 minutes.
  • Mix the flours, wheat gluten, dry milk and salt together. Mix in the rest of the water and the raisin mixture, and knead using the dough hook of mixer to incorporate all ingredients. Pour dough into a greased bowl and let rise till doubled.
  • Put dough back in mixer and knead with dough hook for about 7 minutes, adding more flour to coax dough to leave the sides of the bowl and cling to the hook.
  • Shape into two loaves and put in two 8 X 5 X 4 greased loaf pans. Let rise again to double and bake for 30 minutes at 350^ or until lightly browned. Bread will sound hollow when tapped. Remove from pans and cool well before slicing.