Bread & Yeast Recipes > Yogurt Rye Loaf

How to make yogurt and rye loaf:
A delicious and unusual bread that makes use of natural yogurt.


1/4 cup fresh yeast
1 tablespoon honey
2/3 cup warm water
1 tablespoon sea salt
3 1/2 cups wholemeal flour
1 cup rye flour
2/3 cup natural yogurt
3 tablespoons single cream
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- Cream the yeast and honey together until no lumps are left.
- Add the warm water and blend the mixture thoroughly, then leave it somewhere warm to allow the yeast to start working.
- Put all the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and mix them together.
- Add the yeasty mixture, yogurt and cream and mix them in well.
- When the dough has formed, turn it out onto a floured board and knead it thoroughly for about 10 mins.
- Put the dough back into the bowl, cover it with a cloth and leave it in a warm place until it doubled in size.
- Knead the dough again for another few minutes, and then shape it into a rough oblong.
- Place it in a well oiled 2lb loaf tin and leave it somewhere warm again until the dough rises to the top of the tin.
- Bake at 350oF/180oC/gas mark for 40 to 45 minutes.