Spelt Bread



Place the flour in a large mixing bowl.

Blend the yeast into half the water and roughly mix into the flour.

Dissolve the salt in the remaining warm water and add to the flour.

Add the oil and mix the dough thoroughly for four minutes using a wooden spoon then cover and leave to rise for 1 hour.

Knead dough again then oil two 1Ib loaf tin & divide dough between them.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds, cover and leave to rise for 20 - 30 minutes.

Cook in an oven pre-heated to 220°C/425°F/Gas Mark 7 for 30 - 35 minutes.

Spelt Pastry



Using a pastry cutter or knife, cut the fat into little pieces in the flour.

When the pastry looks like large breadcrumbs, add water, a little at a time, until you have a soft dough.

Make the pastry into a ball of dough and chill for 30 minutes.

Roll out pastry on floured surface to prevent sticking.

Bake pastry according to your recipe.

Spelt Muffins



Mix all dry ingredients.

Add milk, eggs and oil and mix.

Place mixture into pre-greased muffin tins.

Bake in oven for about 17 minutes, or until browned, at 190 degrees C

Variations Add 110g chopped almonds, OR 180g dried fruit


Spelt Banana Bread



Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees C

Cream butter and sugar

Add eggs and beat well

Add dry ingredients and finally bananas and nuts and mix well

Bake in 5x9" loaf tin, well-greased, for one hour or until toothpick comes out clean

Spelt Flour