German pumpernickel bread

German pumpernickel bread


81 people made this

About this recipe: A hearty German pumpernickel bread recipe made in the bread machine. This goes well with corned beef, cold roast meat and mustard.


Serves: 12 

  • 300ml warm water (45 degrees C)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons treacle
  • 190g plain flour
  • 120g rye flour
  • 60g wholemeal flour
  • 4 tablespoons strong bread flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons dried milk powder
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried active baking yeast

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:2hr rising  ›  Ready in:3hr 

  1. Place ingredients into the pan of the bread machine in the order suggested by the manufacturer. Select Wholemeal cycle, and Start.
  2. After the first rise, remove dough from the machine. Shape, and place into a lightly oiled 2 lb loaf tin. Cover, and let rise for 1 hour.
  3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 45 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool before slicing.

Recently viewed

Reviews (1)


Definitely not my cup of tea. The bread had a really strange almost minty taste to it? Won't be making again! - 09 Sep 2014

Write a review

Click on stars to rate