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Bread - Spelt Barley with Sesame Seeds


4 tsp. Yeast
3 cups Spelt flour
1 cup Barley flour
1 tsp. Lecithin
2 cups Water (approx.)
Sesame Seeds
(To enlarge the photo of the sliced spelt barley bread, click on the photo or link)


Add the dry ingredients to a mixing bowl or dough mixer in the order listed.  Form a depression in the dry ingredients and add the lecithin, and 1/2 of the water.  Mix and kneed the mixture adding water as necessary to maintain proper dough consistency.  The total kneading time should be approximately 20 minutes.  (See our step by step pictorial bread making article.)

Place a thin layer of Sesame Seeds on a bread board or clean counter top.  Place the dough on the Sesame Seeds and form into a cylinder about 1/3 m. (12") long.  Cut in two pieces and reform into two loaves making sure that the the entire surface, including the ends are coated with the Sesame Seeds.  Final length should be slightly less than the length of the baking pan.  Place in two 12 cm. X 24 cm. (4-1/2" X 9") bread pans (we prefer terracotta).


Set the oven to warm setting �45�C (120�F), or a warming drawer on "low".  Be careful that the oven or warming drawer does not overheat.  Place the bread pans in the oven to raise to dough.   When the dough is slightly over double the size, turn the heat up to 175-180�C (350-360�F).  Bake for approximately 35-45 minutes (We have found that the baking time varies from oven to oven).  When the crust is firm, but not crispy, the bread is done.  Remove from oven and baking pans.  Let cool on a wire rack.  Enjoy!  (To enlarge the left or right photo of the hot fresh baked spelt barley bread, click on the photos or links)

The above recipe is in keeping with God's creation intent (Genesis 1:29-31):  'Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.  And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground-- everything that has the breath of life in it-- I give every green plant for food." And it was so.   God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.' (NIV)  Let no animal suffer or die that we may live!

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