Traditional sweet rye bread made in the whole coastal area of Finland.


apple juice dry yeast dark syrup/light molasses rye flour wheat bran rye beer malt salt wheat flour

Step 1

Warm your liquid.  Add in the dry yeast and syrup. Stir around.

Step 2

Add in the malt, bran, rye flour, and salt. Stir. Then add your wheat flour.

Step 3

Pour your batter into the forms so it is evenly divided. Let it rest for 1-1,5 hours until about double in size.

Step 4

Bake your bread on the lower rack. After one hour brush your loaves with a syrup-water mixture on the surface. Continue baking.

Step 5

Let your loaves cool down before removing from the loaf pans and cutting them. They are best served the next day.


Serve this for example with Finnish salmon soup

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