What you will need:
2 cups rye flour
- Combine rye flour, beer, and yeast in a large bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap. Set out overnight. Do not refrigerate.
2.The next day, add sugar, salt, shortening, and egg; beat with mixer until smooth. Add enough wheat flour to make a soft dough. ( I used all 3 cups - there was just a very very small amount left in the bowl) AND this is what it looked like when it was ready for the next step.
3.Knead on a lightly floured surface until smooth, approximately 10 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, and turn to oil the surface of the dough. Let rise in warm place about 1 hour, or until doubled. This is the bread kneaded
And after rising for an hour
4.Punch down dough, and divide in half. Shape into round or oblong loaves, and place on greased baking sheets sprinkled with flour. Let rise for 30 minutes.
I forgot to get a picture after they were done rising - HOWEVER this is the finished product. I am sure I could have gotten them slightly prettier , but they taste great!!
If you decide to make some , let me know how it turned out and what you think!!!!