European Black Bread

European Black Bread


"This is an easy recipe for a loaf of black bread with caraway seed for bread machines."


3 h 5 m servings 120 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 120 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 1.8 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 247 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the ingredients in the pan of the bread machine in the order suggested by the manufacturer. Select Normal setting, and then press Start.
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  1. 15 Ratings


This makes a smaller loaf. I didn't have oat bran, so I used toasted wheat germ. I also didn't have caroway seed, so I substituted fennel seed. It turned out GREAT!!! The whole family loved it. ...

Excellent black bread! Taste and texture are great; moist, not spongy, won't fall apart when you spread butter on it. Even my 2-year-old grandson likes it a lot. The fact that I no longer have t...

My husband said this didn't taste like the Black Bread he'd had while stationed in Germany, but that it was still very good. I don't have a bread machine, so I made it by hand. The crust is cr...

This is really good black bread . My family sat down and ate the whole loaf in about 20 minutes .

This is one of very few recipes that comes out nice in my Sunbeam breadmaker. It had nice flavor and texture. The loaf had a nice shape also. I don't keep oat bran in the pantry so substituted ...

It's great to have a black bread choice for the bread machine. This is a little strong, so I cut the cocoa a little, and the vinegar. It is very flavorful. Thanks.

Fantastic! I baked this in the oven at 350 degrees for half an hour and it was perfect. Everyone who ate it loved it. This bread takes me back to the Middle Ages when this was the common bread. ...

Awesome bread! I have looked all my life for a soft rye bread and this is it. I followed instructions in the bread machine but then formed it into a round loaf and put it on a sheet with cornmea...

I substituted fennel seed for the caraway seed since I didn't have any. I also don't have a bread machine, so I baked it at 190C for 35 minutes and it turned out great. The bread tastes great ...