Tempt Your Taste Buds with a Rye Sandwich Bread

When it comes to classical comfort food, nothing beats a classic sandwich. But why settle for a boring, store-bought sandwich bread, when you can whip up a homemade delight with some rye flavors? Our rye sandwich bread recipe is sure to tantalize your taste buds and have you reaching for seconds in no time.

This warm, malted sandwich bread is slathered with subtle but flavorful notes from the rye. It’s soft, fluffy, and moist, ideal for packing with your favorite sandwich fillings or just slathered with some butter and your favorite jam. Not only is it effortless to whip up but it’s also a hit with people of all ages and tastes.


1/4 cup warm water,
3 tablespoons active dry yeast,
3 tablespoons honey,
3 tablespoons non-diastatic malt powder,
3 tablespoons light rye flour,
2 3/4 cups bread flour,
1 1/2 teaspoons salt,
1/4 cup vegetable oil,
2/3 cup lukewarm water


1. In a large bowl, combine the warm water, yeast, honey, malt, and rye flour. Stir together until all the yeast is dissolved.
2. Add the bread flour and salt, then begin to knead together.
3. Once fully incorporated, add the vegetable oil and lukewarm water. Knead for 10 minutes or until the dough is smooth and elastic.
4. Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl and cover with a damp kitchen towel. Let rise for 1 hour.
5. Once risen, knead again for 2-3 minutes, form into a log and place into a greased 8×4-inch loaf pan.
6. Cover again with a kitchen towel, let rise for 45 minutes.
7. Preheat oven to 375°F and bake for 25-35 minutes.
8. Enjoy!

This rye sandwich bread is a tasty twist on a classic. It has a unique balance of flavors, the subtle sweetness of honey, the richness of oil, and the robust flavor of rye. Not to mention the unique texture, soft and fluffy on the inside and a lightly crisp, intense flavored crust. This bread is like a mini “Once upon a time” tale in your snack break.

Whether you’re looking for a weekday lunch box staple or something a little more special for a fancy sandwich, this rye sandwich bread has you covered. Try it with traditional sandwich staples such as chutney, pesto, or cream cheese, or mix it up with a mix of unique flavors – hummus, olives, and feta cheese, anyone?

So fire up the oven, pull out the ingredients and get ready to add this rye sandwich bread to your repertoire. We think it’ll become your bread of choice in no time. Bon appetit!