Saturday, June 12, 2021

Substantial Wholemeal Spelt and Seed Loaf.


A meal in a slice. 12 slices from this loaf, ( as picture above), provide 180 calories , 22 carbs, 5 fibre, 6.3 protein.                 15 slices from this loaf ……………………provide 144 calories , 18.5 carbs, 2 fibre, 6 protein.


400 grams Wholemeal Spelt flour, ( or bread flour )

44 grams Linseeds( flax seeds )

44 grams Quinoa

40 grams Chia seeds

1 teaspoon Bread  improver

3 teaspoons dried yeast

1 teaspoon teaspoon salt 

1 teaspoon sugar

380 grams of warm water


Place seeds in TMX or other grinder and blend to a course powder. ( speed 9, 20 seconds )

Add remaining ingredients and Knead 4 minutes, ( or by hand 20 turns )

Place in oiled bowl, cover with plastic and allow to rise, in a warm place. 


Tip onto floured bench and flatten and roll into an oblong shape to fit a lined bread tin, 

Tin, 26 cm x 10 x 11 cm high. 

Allow to double, ( in this size tin it will rise to just above the top edge ) it will not rise more when baking.

Bake in preheated oven at 200 ff degrees, 30 minutes. 

Test with thermometer. Should move quickly to 200f. If not, return to oven for 10 minutes. 

Turn out and allow to cool on wire rack. 


Freezes well. ( wrap in foil)

Toasted beautifully. Brings out the flavour. 


Cookie1 said...

This looks delicious Chookie.

Cookie1 said...

I made this today and it is very, very nice. Thanks for the recipe.