Recipe: Perfect German Sourdough Rye Bread (Roggenmischbrot)

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German Sourdough Rye Bread (Roggenmischbrot).

German Sourdough Rye Bread (Roggenmischbrot) You can have German Sourdough Rye Bread (Roggenmischbrot) using 16 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of German Sourdough Rye Bread (Roggenmischbrot)

  1. You need of *** Rye Sourdough ***.
  2. It’s of Rye flour.
  3. You need of water (175 ml).
  4. You need of rye sourdough starter.
  5. It’s of *** Wheat Flour Biga ***.
  6. You need of white bread flour.
  7. You need of water (175 ml).
  8. It’s of dry yeast or 0.2 g fresh yeast.
  9. You need of *** Main Dough ***.
  10. Prepare of rye flour.
  11. Prepare of spelt flour.
  12. You need of barley malt or molasses (optional).
  13. It’s of salt.
  14. Prepare of *** Optional Mix-in ***.
  15. Prepare of dry figs (2 large, chopped up).
  16. You need of choppped walnuts.

German Sourdough Rye Bread (Roggenmischbrot) step by step

  1. Mix the ingredients for the rye sourdough in a bowl. Cover tightly with wrap and let sit at room temperature for about 20 hours..
  2. Mix the ingredients for the wheat flour Biga in a separate bowl. Cover tightly with wrap and let sit at room temperature for about 20 hours along with the rye sourdough..
  3. After 20 hours, mix together the 2 pre-doughs..
  4. Then mix in the rest of the ingredients for the main dough..
  5. Remove from bowl and knead on a floured surface..
  6. Knead for 15-17 minutes until smooth..
  7. If mixing anything in like, seeds or dry fruits, knead into the bread now and knead for 1 more minute..
  8. Form into a ball, return to a large bowl and let rise for 90 minutes..
  9. Shape into a round boule or oblong loaf. Let rise covered with a cloth, or upside-down in a proofing basket for another 30 minutes..
  10. While the bread is rising in step 9, preheat oven to 250°C/500°F. Place a shallow pan at the bottom of the oven for creating steam later (also prepare some boiling water for this).
  11. After bread has finished rising, place on a baking sheet and cut a deep score down the center, or across in 3-4 places..
  12. Put in center rack and pour in some boiling water into the pan so it steams up..
  13. Bake at 250°C/500°F for 10 minutes, then remove the steam tray, lower temperature to 190°C/375°F and continue baking another 45 minutes. (total time is 55 min.).
  14. Remove and let complete cool on a rack..

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