Christmas Bread


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Christmas Bread

Christmas Bread

No egg yeast bread made with buttermilk, dark syrup, rye, graham and white flours. Added spices of grated orange peel and caraway seeds.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Rising Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours
Course: Breads
Keyword: active dry yeast, caraway seeds, christmas, dark syrup, graham flour, orange peel, rye flour, white flour
Servings: 18

Ingredients

  • 4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 oz. yeast
  • 3/4 cup dark syrup
  • 2 tablespoons orange peel grated
  • 1/2 tablespoon caraway seeds roughly ground
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 cups rye flour about 3 cups
  • 1 1/2 cups graham flour
  • 4 cups white flour about 4 cups

Instructions

  • Warm up the buttermilk. Crumble in the yeast and add the syrup and spices.
  • Mix in the flour and knead thoroughly. Cover with a cloth and leave to rise. If the kitchen is drafty, stand the covered bowl in warm water.
  • Divide the dough into three and shape each portion into a round loaf. Put in a warm place to rise.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Prick with a fork before placing in the oven. Bake 15 minutes, reduce heat to 375°F and bake 30 to 45 minutes
  • Oven temperature: 400°

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Christmas Bread
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
282
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
3
g
5
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
6
mg
2
%
Sodium
 
468
mg
20
%
Potassium
 
205
mg
6
%
Carbohydrates
 
57
g
19
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
14
g
16
%
Protein
 
9
g
18
%
Vitamin A
 
91
mcg
10
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
76
mg
8
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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