Bread Machine Spelt Bread

Bread Machine Spelt Bread


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A spelt loaf that you make in the bread machine. This ancient variety of strong wheat is now available in many supermarkets.


Serves: 12 

  • 225ml water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 400g spelt flour
  • 3 tablespoons dried milk powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 dessertspoon dried active baking yeast

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:3hours  ›  Ready in:3hours5min 

  1. Place ingredients in bread machine in order suggested by manufacturer. Bake on normal or basic cycle.

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Reviews (7)


When making this recipe, you need to know what to expect from a spelt bread. Spelt is very healthy, but does not contain gluten like its wheat-relative. This means that as the yeast converts the sugars to gas (which normally causes a pillowy, airy dough) the bread dough without gluten cannot retain the air in bubbles in the dough. The result is a very typical European bread that is heavy, dense, can be sliced SUPER thin and served much like soft crackers. It is also, however, dense with nutrients and I thought this was a very good gluten-free recipe for bread! - 14 Jul 2008


This bread was horrible!!! I followed all the instructions, used new ingredients, right cycle, etc. Don't waste your time or ingredients. - 14 Jul 2008


When I made this bread, I was concerned about the small quantity of liquid. The mixture was stiffer than other recipes I have tried. The result was ok. It tends to break when sliced or buttered. The loaf was 9 cm high. I am used to baking wheat type breads and they come up to the top of the breadmaker pan - 13cm - 23 Mar 2011

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