Perfect Bread Machine Spelt Bread


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245 mins (prep 5, cooking 240)
6 ingredients
1 servings
My husband's quest to find a recipe which produces light, fluffy (rather than solid and dense) spelt bread from a bread machine has finally paid off. He did lots of experimenting, and this one has produced consistently good results. Update: can't see how to respond to the review which found the bread heavy, so responding here. If you definitely used WHITE spelt flour, not wholewheat, then it sounds as though perhaps different bread machines get different results? :-( However, there is one other possibility. Did you use fast action dried yeast, suitable for breadmakers? Or Dried active yeast which is for hand baking? We were using the former. The other thing my husband suggested trying, if you're using the correct flour and yeast, is to try upping the amount of yeast you're using, and see if that helps. You could also try upping the amount of water slightly, but try each solution separately first :-) My husband's number one rule, stemming from his scientific background :-) Hope one of these tips work, and not that it is the bread machine themselves (ours is a Panasonic SD255)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (772.56 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 1552.2 Calories from Fat 342.36
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38.04g 58.52%
Saturated Fat 3.61g 18.05%
Trans Fat 0.76g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 2367.81mg 98.66%
Total Carbohydrate 273.84g 91.28%
Dietary Fiber 37.24 g 148.94%
Sugars 53.25 g %
Protein 50.7g 101.41%
Vitamin A 34.8IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 106.34mg% Iron 15.49mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
white spelt flour, fast-rising active dry yeast
 

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