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Swedish Longpan Rye Bread
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My sweet husband made this special rye bread today and a good rye bread just happens to be my favorite. This is a healthy thin bread full of flavor and texture with the added wheat flakes and flax seed. 
I do not like store bought white bread… just tasteless fluff! I have previously mentioned on my Swedish Meatball Sandwich recipe that Super Walmart’s 9 grain bread found in their bakery section is very very good and I hope that you will give it a try.


  • 7 1/2 tsp. yeast
  • 2 1/2 C  milk
  • 2 T honey
  • 1 T salt
  • 3/8 C golden flax seeds
  • 3/8 C wheat flakes
  • 3 1/2 C white flour
  • 2 C rye flour

Do this:

Combine milk and yeast in saucepan and heat to finger warm using a wire whisk to incorporate the yeast into the milk. Pour into large bowl and add the remaining ingredients mixing with wooden spoon. Form dough into round ball and place on floured surface and knead until smooth. Cover with cloth in warm place for 45 minutes. 

Shape dough into a 2″ high rectangle on a large jelly roll pan that has been lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle top of dough with flour, cover again with cloth and let rise another 30 minutes.

Score top of bread with knife into squares to whatever size you would like about 1/2″ deep. Bake in preheated 425º oven for 15 minutes. Cool and break bread apart at score lines. Cut in half lengthwise, slather with butter and enjoy!

FlourAdd the flours, honey, salt, flax seeds and wheat flakes to the milk and yeast in large bowl

Wheat flakesWheat flakes

Golden Flax SeedGolden flax seed

Rye dough ballWhen ingredients are combined, knead dough until smooth. Form into a ball and cover with cloth for 45 minutes

Rye doughShape dough into 2″ high rectangle on lined jelly roll pan, sprinkle with flour, cover with cloth and let it rest another 30 minutes

Score into squaresScore top of dough into squares about 1/2″ deep and bake 15 minutes in a 425º oven

Swedish Longpan Rye BreadCool on wire rack for 20-30 minutes

Swedish Longpan Rye BreadBreak bread apart at score marks and cut in half lengthwise. Spread with butter and jam

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