Quick & easy seaweed bread

The weekend is approaching and the Friday feeling is starting to creep in. Maybe you're thinking about a weekend breakfast or a trip to the woods with your picnic basket. You'll want something tasty, simple and quick to go with it, so settle down with a steaming cup of coffee and a cheese roll.

This recipe is inspired by my grandmother Anna-Greta who always brings this bread to parties - they are eaten in no time! Have now tweaked this tried and tested recipe with our own twist - dried sugar kelp. Take the opportunity to make a double batch and freeze!

Keep in mind that sugar kelp is salty in itself and replaces regular salt to some extent.

Oven temp: 225 degrees


  • 5 dl finger-warm water
  • 1 dl milk of your choice
  • 25 g yeast
  • 0,5-1 tsp salt
  • 1-1.5 tbsp seaweed powder (if you have flakes, just grind it finely).
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Approximately 11-13 dl of wheat flour.
  • flour for baking
  • seaweed salt to sprinkle on top.

Do this:

  1. Measure out the water and milk and heat in a saucepan to finger-warm temperature.
  2. Crumble the yeast into a bowl and add the salt and honey. Over this pour some of your water and milk mixture. Stir with a wooden fork, then pour in the rest of the mixture and stir in the flour as well.
  3. Quickly work the loose dough together. Sprinkle a couple of tablespoons of wheat flour over the dough and cover the bowl with a baking cloth and leave the dough to rise for 1 hour. Preferably where it is a little warmer, like by the side of the stove, it will rise better.
  4. While the dough is rising, heat the oven to 225 degrees.
  5. Flatten the baking tray, piling up the dough. DO NOT knead, but sprinkle flour on top of the dough and gently flatten with your fingers if necessary.
  6. When you have flattened the dough to a thickness of 1-2 cm, quickly cut the dough into the right size pieces using a dough scraper. The shape will be a bit of a hullabaloo, just make sure the pieces are roughly the same size. 
  7. As you cut out your pieces, lift them over to the plates and dab on some water with a brush and sprinkle on seaweed salt.
  8. You can start baking as soon as the loaves are on the baking tray. Bake in the middle of the oven for about 10 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Place them on a wire rack and leave to cool.
  10. Ready & waiting to serve!

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