Recipes from Greenland: Chef's Bread

Recipes from Greenland

Chef's Bread

Country: Greenland
Course: Bread
Makes: 2 loaves


  • 4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cups lukewarm water
  • 4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1 egg, beaten (for brushing)
  • Poppy seeds to taste
  1. Dissolve the yeast in the water. Add about a third of the flour, then the rest of the ingredients. Gradually add the remainder of the flour and knead until you get a smooth dough.
  2. Place in a warm area and let rise for 30 minutes. Punch down and transfer to two loaf pans. Let rise for another 30 minutes. Brush with the egg wash and sprinkle with poppy seeds. Bake at 395 degrees for 45 minutes or until golden.