An easy spelt bread recipe, made with 100% whole grain spelt flour, for the perfect sandwich bread. You’re just over two hours away from homemade bread, and about 10 minutes of active kitchen time. Skip to the recipe →
I have a serious crush on homemade spelt bread (and Jamie from Outlander. Daaamn). Who doesn’t? I’m always happy in the kitchen, but baking bread always puts a smile on my face. The smell, the way the dough feels, and watching what sometimes feels a science experiment turn into something so tasty. Nothing beats a loaf of bread fresh from the oven. If you’re looking for a good basic toast/sandwich bread, this is it. It’s my staple bread recipe.
Embrace whole grains. Gluten free often doesn’t mean healthy, and this bread is mostly definitely good for you. Unless you’re celiac.
This is a nice, simple sandwich loaf made with 100% whole spelt flour. The recipe calls for sprouted flour, which has a couple of awesome qualities – it’s easier to digest than regular flour (both spelt and conventional wheat) and it makes for a lovely light bread. Regular whole spelt flour just doesn’t bake up like that. Keep in mind, though, that it won’t last quite as long as other breads, so eat it pretty quick.
You should be able to find sprouted spelt flour pretty easily. I get mine at bulk barn. If you’re still a little wary about bread making, try a no knead spelt bread instead. That said, you can do it! With a little bit of practice, bread is not hard to make and it’s very rewarding. I recommend starting out with loaves like this before trying your hand at more complicated breads, like vegan cinnamon buns, but it’s up to you.
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