Rustikales Brot

Rustic German Bread

Learn how easy and fast you can bake a rustic German bread. This bread is very tasty and stays fresh for at least a week.

Rustic Bread

Rustic German Bread - Black Forest Style Country Bread

Angela Schofield
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Bread
Cuisine German
Servings 1 Loaf


  • 2 cups white flour
  • 1 1/4 cups wheat flour
  • 1 cup rye flour
  • 1 tbsp. instant yeast
  • 1 tbsp. coarse Kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp. bread spice blend
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 1/3 cups warm water


  • In a large bowl blend flour, salt, yeast, and bread spice.
  • Add honey and warm water and knead for about 5 min.
  • Allow dough to rest for about 10 min.
  • Form the bread and cover with clean kitchen towel.
  • Allow to rest for about 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 Fahrenheit.
  • Generously spray water on the floor of the oven and bake the bread for 10 min.
  • Then reduce the heat to 375 and bake for an additional 20 - 30 min.

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