Knäckebrot recipe

Typical German bread recipe

What is Knäckebrot?

Knackebrot is a typical German crisp bread (“Knack”), made with butter and seeds. This type of bread is not fluffy, but a “cracker” ideal with cheese spread or used as a snack.


– 1 and ⅓ cups rye flour

– ¾ teaspoon sugar

– ¼ teaspoon salt

– 70g butter, melted

– ⅓ cup milk, a little more could be added if necessary.

– 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

– 1 tablespoon of flax seed

– 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds


– Mix the flour with sugar, salt and butter.

– Add the milk slowly while kneading it until a firm dough.

– Dump the dough on a floured surface and knead previously until it is fine.

– Cut strips or cakes (as we want to be) of the mass.

– Place the strips in a baking tray with baking paper greased with butter or oil.

– Bake it for 40 minutes at 180 ° C.

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Article updated on: 22 April, 2019

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