Flaxseed Bread

Preparation info

  • Dough Yield: About


    loaves at 1.5 lb each
    • Difficulty


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By Jeffrey Hamelman

Published 2004

  • About

Flax is a Uniquely Valuable Plant. Not only are the seeds highly nutritious, the plant is also the source for linen and linseed oil, and in the days before vinyl flooring, linoleum was produced from it.

Flaxseed Bread, or Leinsamenbrot, is a trustworthy and tasty loaf common in Germany. The presence of the flaxseeds gives the crumb a nice mottled aspect, the rye contributes a fine tang, and the soaker gives the bread excellent keeping quality. The combination of flavors makes