Bread Recipe: How To Bake Rye Bread

How To Bake Rye Bread Like A Pro

Love bread? So do we, which is why this rye bread recipe is high up on our to-do list right now.

After the third episode of The Great British Bake Off aired on Wednesday 19 August, we were left in something of a baking frenzy.

So, to get our skills up to Paul Hollywood's standards (aim high, and all that), we've decided to go the extra mile and try out some other bread recipes that aren't French baguettes.

While it's nowhere near Paul Jagger's lion masterpiece, this rye bread creation from the culinary wizards at Scoff is definitely something to be proud of.

You will need...


130g all purpose flour

130g rye flour

1/2 tsp instant yeast

280ml water

260g all purpose flour

1 tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp instant yeast

1 tbsp caraway or any other seed

1 tsp caramel, coffee or cocoa to colour

60g butter milk or yoghurt flour for dusting


3 medium sized bowls

1 loaf pan

1 brush

1 tea towel

1 plastic bag

1 spray bottle

1 wooden spoon

1 electric mixer with hook attachment