Cereal rye bread

For a deliciously flavourful loaf try Paul Hollywood's recipe for bread made with rye and assorted seeds
By Paul Hollywood
Cereal rye bread
  • Rating:
  • Serves: Makes 1 loaf
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • 300 g rye flour
  • 200 g strong bread flour
  • 30 g fresh yeast
  • 15 g salt
  • 255 ml water
  • 30 g linseeds
  • 30 g poppy seeds
  • 30 g sesame seeds
  • 30 g sunflower seeds
  • 300 g porridge oats


1. In a large mixing bowl, place the rye flour, plain flour, yeast, salt, water, linseeds, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and sunflower seeds.

2. Mix together with your hands until it becomes a soft, pliable dough.

3. Place the dough on to a lightly floured, flat surface and knead for five minutes.

4. Return the dough to the bowl and leave to rise for an hour.

5. Preheat the oven to 200ÂșC/gas 6.

6. Shape the dough into a loaf, and roll the loaf in porridge oats.

7. With a sharp knife, cut a line down the centre of the loaf. Place the loaf on a lightly greased baking sheet.

8. Bake for 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

Rate This Recipe