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.