Banana Cake-Bars with Dark Chocolate Chips (Still Lovin' that Spelt Flour!)

Banana Cake-Bars with Dark Chocolate Chips (Still Lovin' that Spelt Flour!)

King Arthur Flour Whole Grain Baking: Delicious Recipes Using Nutritious Whole Grains.

Given that I've been cozying up to the delicate sweetness of spelt flour lately, I thought it was high time to post another recipe that makes use of it. (My maiden voyage with spelt can be found here, in case you're interested .) Though spelt flour is made from the whole grain, it bears only slight resemblance, in my opinion, to whole wheat flour in terms of flavor and texture. I think it may be the golden ticket for home bakers who aren't completely thrilled at the idea of sweets containing any whole grain flour, yet who want to begin incorporating healthier flours into at least a few of their baked goods. It works really well mixed in with unbleached white flour, and I figure that's the best jumping off point. Give it a whirl on a small scale before you fully commit.

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