Healthy Whole-Grain Spelt Bread

 

Ingredients:

 

4 cups of spelt flour

1 cup of rye flour

1/2 cup of whole rolled oats

1/3 cup of sunflower seeds

1/3 cup of pumpkin seeds

1/3 cup of ground flax seeds

2 Tbsp. of Chia seeds

2 Tbsp. of caraway seeds

1 1/2 Tbsp. of salt

1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast

1/2 tsp. of sugar

warm water (about 250 ml)

 



 

Directions:

 

  1. Place the flour, rolled oats, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, ground flax seeds, Chia seeds, caraway seeds and salt in a large bowl and mix together.
  2. Next make a large well in the centre and pour some of your water into the well.
  3. Now add your yeast and sugar and stir with a fork.
  4. Let it sit for 5 minutes.
  5. Slowly bring in the flour from the inside of the well and add more water.
  6. Knead the dough for just a few minutes or until it comes together. The dough should not stick to your hands anymore.
  7. Shape the dough into a ball and and cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a kitchen towel.
  8. Place in a warm draft free spot and let it rise for about an hour.
  9. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  10. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  11. Form your dough into a loaf and place it on the baking tray.
  12. Bake for about 40-45 minutes until golden brown and the loaf sounds hollow when tapped underneath.
  13. Cool on a wire rack.

 

That is by far my absolute favorite bread. It’s soft inside and has a crispy crust. I love to spread it with avocado. It tastes amazing. And it’s so easy to bake your own bread!! I hope you will give it a try! Let me know if you did 🙂

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