Super spelt soda bread

Super spelt soda bread


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About this recipe: Spelt is an excellent candidate for soda bread and makes a tasty loaf that some people find easier to digest than regular wheat. This bread calls for sesame seeds, as well, but you can omit them if liked, or substitute them for another seed, like sunflower.

Jean Roberts

Makes: 2 loaves spelt soda bread

  • 960g spelt flour
  • 70g sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon treacle
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1L milk

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:1hr10min  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease two 900g loaf tins.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the spelt flour, sesame seeds, salt, treacle, bicarb and milk until well blended. Divide the mixture evenly between the prepared tins.
  3. Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden.


Placing a tin of the same size over the top of the loaf while baking gives it a lovely crust.

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