Honey Cinnamon Spelt Bread

Honey Cinnamon Spelt Bread

Honey Cinnamon Spelt Bread is made from a spelt grain.  There is nothing more inviting than the smell of fresh bread baking in the kitchen.   This one is especially inviting with the addition of cinnamon.

I purchased spelt from Whole Foods Market.  Spelt is an ancient grain.  Many people report feeling better eating spelt over eating regular wheat.   Spelt is full of vitamins such as B2, magnesium, niacin, thiamin and copper.  Spelt is not gluten free.   It can be used like oatmeal and a substitute for oatmeal in many recipes or added to salads as a cooked grain.

Here is the loaves that I baked after grinding the spelt with the Mockmill Grain Mill.  Check out the description of the Mockmill Grain Mill here.  Spelt can be ground fine or course.  I ground mine on setting 3 of the Mockmill resulting in a grain that was similar to corn meal.   The reason mine was coarse is because I didn’t adjust the Mockmill Grain Mill to the finest grind setting.  Next time I will test the finer grind.  I enjoyed the coarse texture in the Honey Cinnamon Spelt Bread and it had a nutty flavor and chewy texture.

Honey Cinnamon Spelt Bread

Honey Cinnamon Spelt Bread

Honey Cinnamon Spelt Bread

Honey Cinnamon Spelt Bread

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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup milk, warmed to 120.
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
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