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Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Gluten Free Recipes - Spelt Recipes submitted by Bev

Big thanks to Bev for sending in these recipes using spelt flour!

SPELT Muffins
2 1/4 cups SPELT flour
1 1/4 cup milk or milk substitute
1/4 cup sugar or honey
3 eggs, beaten
1 Tablespoon alum-free baking powder
1 Tablespoon oil
1/2 teaspoon seasalt, if desired
Combine all dry ingredients. Add milk, eggs, oil. Mix. Fill muffin
cups, greased or papered. Bake for about 17 minutes, or until browned,
in a 375 degree oven.
VARIATIONS: Add 1/2 cup chopped almonds, OR 1/2 cup chopped dates,
OR raisins, etc.

SPELT Buttermilk Biscuits
2 cups SPELT flour
1 tablespoon aluminum-free baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Grease baking sheet. Combine all
dry ingredients and add buttermilk until just blended. Drop batter by heaping
spoonfuls onto baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until lightly
browned. Yield: 12 biscuits.
SPELT Pie Crust 3 Tablespoons oil
2 Tablespoons cool water
1/4 teaspoon seasalt, if desired
1 cup + 2 Tablespoons SPELT flour
Whisk oil, water and seasalt together. Stir in the flour and mix until
evenly moistened. Press i nto a 9 inch pieplate. Fill and bake as required
for the fillinf. OR bake the empty crust for 12 minutes
at 375 degrees F and fill when cool.

SPELT Pancakes, Thin Style
1 cup SPELT flour
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon alum-free baking powder
1 cup milk or milk substitute
1 Tablespoon brown sugar or maple syrup
3 Tablespoons oil
Beat ingredients together. Let batter stand for a while before frying,
the longer the better. Lightly oil a frying pan, fry one side till bubbles
appear, then turn.

SPELT Pancakes
2 cups SPELT flour
2 tablespoons aluminum-free baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups water or 2 cups nutmilk (see below)
1 egg (optional)
1 teaspoon maple syrup (optional)
3 tablespoons oil
Whisk together dry ingredients in a medium bowl. In a smaller
bowl whisk togerher the liquids. ( If you are making nutmilk, work in a
blender: grind 1/2 cup raw cashews or other nuts to a fine powder, add
water to make 2 cups, then add egg, maple syrup and oil. Whiz briefly to
blend.) Pre-heat griddle. When a drop of water 'dances' on it, pour liquids
over flour mixture and stir to moisten. Oil griddle. Spoon batter onto
griddle in 4 to 6" cakes. Turn when top side is thoroughly bubbled. Serve

SPELT Banana Bread
1/2 cup soft butter
1 cup or less brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 cups SPELT flour
1 teaspoon aluminum-free baking soda
1/2 or less teaspoon of salt
2 or 3 ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 cup chopped almonds (optional)
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and sugar;
add eggs and beat well. Add dry ingredients and finally bananas
and nuts. Mix well. Bake in three 3x5 " loaf pans or in one
5x9" loaf pan, well-greased. Bake for one hour or until toothpick
comes out clean.


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