In 2hrs 46min we get beautiful loaves that rise above the top of the pan!
1 cup lukewarm water (be exact)
1 egg – room temperature
1 tablespoon yeast -sprinkle over water (SAF brand, or Fleishman’s “Rapid Rise Bread Machine” Yeast – VERY important)
2 tablespoons cane sugar (or brown sugar)
1 tablespoon molasses (we use wholesome sweetener’s brand)
2 tablespoons honey
4 cups white spelt flour (light spelt flour; whole spelt maybe substituted upto 1 cup or so)
1/4 cup quick oats
3 tablespoons becel margarine or butter
2 teaspoons sea salt
Put ingredients in bread machine pan in order listed.
Use the “light crust” 2lb basic white cycle (& rapid cycle if avail) -using Breadman Ultimate Bread Machine – but other bread machines will work – you may have to try various settings
Spelt doesn’t like to be over beaten or over baked.
Spelt Waffle Recipe
they really are super light, and can be frozen, thawed & put in the toaster
Spelt Waffle Recipe:
1 cup light spelt (white spelt)
2/3 cup whole spelt flour (we use organic)
2 Tablespoons sugar (or cane sugar)
1 Tablespoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups milk
2 eggs – separated (yolks from whites)
1/4 cup oil
Combine dry ingredients & beat with fork. Combine milk & egg yolks; pour over dry ingredients. Stir in oil, beat until smooth. Beat egg withes until soft peaks form & fold into batter. Pour enough batter onto hot greased waffle iron to spread within 1″ of edge. Bake until golden (7 min). Serve immediately.
Cool cooked waffles completely. Store in plastic freezer bag.
To re-heat pre-cooked waffle:
Thaw waffle, put in toaster, cook on light setting, like toast.
Pull out, place on plate, and top with maples syrup or ice cream.