Quick Basic Pumpernickel Rye Bread

This Pumpernickel rye bread is a dense, slightly sweet dark bread.

pumpernickel rye bread

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes

Course: Breads, breakfast, dinner

Cuisine: European, German

Keyword: bread,


  •  ¼ cups warm water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1½ tablespoons molasses
  • 1 ½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup rye flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup bread flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon dry milk powder
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seed
  • 1 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast


  • Place ingredients into the pan of the bread machine in the order suggested by the manufacturer. Select whole wheat cycle, and start.
  • After the first rise, remove dough from the machine. Shape and place into a lightly oiled 9×5-inch loaf pan. Cover, and let rise for 1 hour.
  • Bake at 350 degree C (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool before slicing.

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