Steakhouse Black Bread - Pumpernickel

Recipe by kstrating
READY IN: 3hrs 35mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Combine molasses, cooled coffee, & yeast; set aside to proof.
  • Combine vegetable oil & brown sugar.
  • Combine rest of dry ingredients.
  • Add proofed yeast mixture to the oil & sugar.
  • Add 1/3 of dry ingredients to wet mixture, then 1/3, and last 1/3.
  • Place in large oiled bowl, cover with damp towel & set in warm place to rise until double in size.
  • (Bread making tip - patience is required - do let the bread go through its full rise each time!).
  • Grease vessel you plan to use for baking (bread pan; 9 x 13 pan, etc).
  • Punch down, and form in to shape needed for vessel you plan to bake in ('regular loaf', 12 balls for dinner rolls in 9 x 13 pan, longer for baguette shape, etc).
  • Preheat oven to 357* F.
  • Let rise until double in size, again.
  • Bake in preheated oven - 20 minutes for rolls or 35 minutes for a loaf.
  • Bread is done when internal temperature reaches 195 - 200* F.