Honey Wheat Rye Baguette

Honey Wheat Rye Baguette

Crusty outside soft inside, the combination of rye, wheat, and the sponge, bring a ton of flavor for this low sodium baguette.
Prep Time4 hours
Cook Time40 minutes
Course: Bread
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Bread, Low Sodium, low sodium bread
Servings: 32 Slices
Calories: 51kcal


  • Stand Mixer



  • 1 cup Dark Rye Flour
  • 1 cup water filtered, luke warm
  • 1 Tbsp Active Dry Yeast


  • 3 ½ cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 ¼ cup water filtered, luke warm
  • ¼ tsp Himalayan Sea Salt
  • 2 tbsp Honey



  • Combine rye flour, water, and yeast in large bowl (i do it right in my stand mixer bowl)
  • Stir until combined
  • Let proof in warm, draft free place (like microwave or room temp oven) for 1 hour


  • Add water, honey, and salt to sponge and stir to combine
  • Add wheat flour to sponge mix
  • Using a dough hook, turn stand mixer to lowest setting to incorporate ingredients just enough to not explode flour all over your kitchen
  • Turn the mixer up 1 setting and let the dough knead for 20 minutes


  • Pull dough from bowl and form a ball
  • Oil mixing bowl
  • Return dough ball to mixing bowl, coating with oil
  • Cover with plastic wrap
  • Let proof in warm draft free place for 1½ – 2 hours

Rest & Shape

  • Pull dough from bowl
  • Punch down and reform a ball
  • Losely cover and let rest 15 minutes
  • Cut dough in 2 or 3 equal pieces depending on how many and what size loaloaves you want
  • Shape and place in desired bread pans or proofing baskets
  • Let proof for another 40 Minutes


  • PreHeat oven to 450F
  • Score the top of your loaves
  • Place loaves in oven
  • Reduce oven temp to 400
  • Bake 25 To 45 minutes our until internal temp hits 200F


  • If using a covered baker, bake covered for 30 minutes then remove cover to brown top
  • To help dough from drying out if using standard loaf pans, add a small pan of water to your oven to add moisture during baking


Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.4g | Protein: 1.6g | Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 14.3mg | Potassium: 66.2mg | Fiber: 2.2g | Sugar: 1.3g
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