|Stages:||Stage 1 sponge, Stage 2 sponge, Final dough|
|Leaven:||Rye sour culture|
|Start to Finish:||26-30 hours|
|Hands-on Time:||35-45 minutes|
|Yield:||Two 2¾ lb./1.25 kg loaves|
The Danes are known for their rye breads, of which there are dozens of variations, all of which are called “Rugbrød.” Most are sweet and dense, loaded with seeds and coarse rye meal to provide both richness and a satisfyingly rustic coarse mouth feel.