Spelt Bread

Spelt Bread Finish

Ingredients

Makes 1 1lb Loaf

  • 500g Organic Spelt Flour
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • 20g Dried Yeast
  • 1 Tsp Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 300ml Warm Water

Method

  1. Place the dried ingredients into a large mixing bowl & stir together.Spelt Bread
  2. Add the olive oil & rub into the dried mixture until no lumps are left.
  3. Slowly add the water to the dried ingredients & mix well, knead for 10 minutes until a smooth dough is formed.Spelt Bread (2)
  4. Place the dough back into the mixing bowl, cover with a clean damp tea towel & leave in a warm place to prove until the mixture has doubled in size.Spelt Bread (3)
  5. Once the dough has proved then remove from the mixing bowl & knead for a further 5 minutes, place into a 1lb loaf tin, dust with spelt flour & score the top with 5 diagonal lines.Spelt Bread (5)
  6. Place the loaf tin in a warm place & allow to prove for 25-30 minutes.
  7. Once proved bake at gas mark 5 for 40-45 minutes.
  8. Allow the loaf to rest in the tin for 5 minutes before removing & placing onto a wire rack to cool.Spelt Bread (6)

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