Handmade Spelt Bread

by Susie Roberts

Yield: 2 loaves – 24 slices
Preparation Time: Divided
Baking Time: 30 minutes

  • 2 cups spelt flour
  • 2 Tablespoons instant yeast
  • 2 1/2 cups warm water

Let sponge (sit in the bowl and get bubbly) for 15-20 minutes

Add to sponge:

  • 2 teaspoons natural salt
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

Mix well and add to dough: 4-5 cups more spelt flour, or enough until soft but not very sticky.
Knead until elastic. Form into 2 loaves. Let rise until doubled. Bake at 350 degree for 30 minutes.

Per serving: 297 Calories; 5g Fat (14.8% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 57g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 179mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

About Vickilynn Parnes

A student of health and nutrition for 40+ years, Vickilynn Parnes has over 30 years of actual hands-on experience reviewing and personally using different tools of the homemaking vocation, focusing on the areas of health and nutrition. Vickilynn is a magazine columnist, product reviewer, cookbook author and radio talk show host, as well as being full-time mom to 5 children.