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Russian Black Bread

I have been looking for a good Russian Black Bread recipe. This one is the closest I have come. The vinegar adds a bit of a bite, but believe me, with cheese it is marvelous.
Prep15 Mins
Cook180 Mins
Ready195 Mins


  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 1/2 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup rye flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 tablespoons dark corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seed
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast


  1. 1Place ingredients into the bread machine in order suggested by the manufacturer.
  2. 2Use the whole wheat, regular crust setting.
  3. 3After the baking cycle ends, remove bread from pan, place on a cake rack, and allow to cool for 1 hour before slicing.
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