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Whole Grain Spelt Bread - Part 2: Baking

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Spelt bread or bread made with spelt flour has a sweet and naturally nutty flavor and is a real treat. This whole grain spelt recipe is leavened with sourdough starter. It is to make and surprisingly light for a whole grain bread. Spelt is known for its health benefits.
Ingredients
  Spelt flour 530 Gram
  Water 350 Gram (1 + 0.5 Cups)
  Salt 10 Gram (1 + 0.5 Tsp)
  Honey/2 tablespoon agave 3 Tablespoon
  Sourdough 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Dust some flour on your cutting board hands.
Scrape the dough out with your hands or with a dough scraper dipped in water.
Fold in the sides of the dough. Pat it to make the surface even.
Without lifting it, shape it into a nice round shape.
Sprinkle the dough basket with spelt flour evenly on all sides.
Sprinkle some more rice flour.
Place the dough in the basket, sealed side up.
Place the basket in a plastic bag. Let rise for another 45 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 450 F.
If you use a romatoff baking dish to bake it, put in the oven to preheat it for 30 minutes
Wear gloves and gently roll the dough to the base of eth baking dish. Cover it with the lid and bake for 35 minutes.
Take lid off and bake for 10 minutes, till crust is sufficiently browned.
Bake it to an internal temperature of 195–200 F.
Let it cool for an hour.
Slice and serve!

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Servings: 
18
Looking for a healthy and easy to make at home alternative to your regular, store brought bread? Then watch this 2 part video and learn to make yummy whole grain bread right in the comfort of your kitchen. Don't worry, you will not mess anything up thanks to the super simple and clear instructions shared in the videos. In part 1, it is time to make the dough.

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bahuja2001's picture
can i use some other flour instead of spelt flour for making bread?