I love dark bread especially during the winter.
I can find rye bread at the grocery store. Russian Black bread? Not so much.
With the help of my trusty bread maker, I learned to make Russian Black Bread for pennies instead of buying it for several dollars.
Bread Maker Russian Black Bread
You will need:
1 ¼ cups of water
1 teaspoon of strong coffee (brewed)
2 tablespoons of molasses
2 tablespoons of vinegar
1 cup of white flour
1 cup of rye flour
¼ cup of wheat flour
1 tablespoon of unsweetened chocolate powder
1 tablespoon of caraway seeds
¼ teaspoon of fennel seeds
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of salt
2 tablespoons of butter
2 teaspoons of yeast
1. Select the 1 pound loaf size on your bread machine (if applicable.)
2. Add the ingredients in the order listed and according to the manufacturer’s directions. 3. Start the bread machine and wait until done.
4. Eat. Repeat.