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5 sweet recipes with spelt flour

Interest in alternative flours has been growing over the years.

Spelt flour may be an excellent alternative to wheat flour – the one used by most people and recommended in many recipes.

Spellt is a type of grain very similar to wheat, but with some differences and superior characteristics.

This flour has a greater variety of nutrients and vitamins compared to wheat flour.

It has a sweet taste, which can be greatly appreciated when making sweet recipes, reducing the need to use large amounts of sweet elements.

Spelt flour has a lower glycemic index than wheat flour, this means that the sugar levels in your body after consumption are not as high as in the case of wheat flour.

Because of this, and also because of the amount of fiber it has, this flour helps increase the feeling of satiety – something especially important for people concerned with calorie intake and maintaining or decreasing body weight. It is also an important component to regulate intestinal transit.

Here you’ll see 5 recipes with spelt flour so that you can benefit from this flour and make the colder days sweeter!

5 recipes with spelt flour

recipes with spelt flour

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Spelt and Cinnamon Crackers

spelt flour crackers

Ingredients:

  • 1 bowl of spelt flour
  • 1 teaspoon of yeast
  • 1 tablespoon of olive of oil

Preparation:

Crush dates with cinnamon, olive oil and honey.

Mix the dry ingredients (spelt and oat flours and yeast).

Wrap both preparations and make balls with your hands.

Flatten the balls with your palms.

Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake in preheated oven at 180° for 30 minutes.

Spelt Cake

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 100 g flavored quark cheese
  • 1 pureed apple
  • 200 g of spelt flour
  • 1 dessert spoon of baking powder
  • 1 orange

Preparation:

Mix eggs with stevia and stir well.

Add the cheese and apple.

Stepwise add the spelt flour along with the baking powder.

Put in a baking sheet lined with baking paper or use a silicone baking sheet.

Bake at 180° for 45 minutes.

Sprinkle with orange juice when the cake is still hot.

Spelt Crepe

Spelt cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of spelt flour
  • 1 tablespoon of cassava starch
  • 2 tablespoons of skimmed milk powder

Preparation:

Mix the ingredients and pour the batter with the help of a deep serving spoon in a nonstick frying pan.

Cover with lean cheese and poultry ham, or jam without added sugars or peanut butter.

Banana and Spelt flour Pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of spelt flour
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tablespoons of skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder

Preparation:

Crush all ingredients and pour the batter with the help of a deep serving spoon in a nonstick frying pan.

Use as topping fruit or peanut butter.

Blueberries and Spelt Crumble

Blueberries and spelt crumble

Ingredients:

  • 200 g of spelt flour
  • 2 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Blueberries

Preparation:

In a glass container and lined with baking paper wrap the blueberries in honey and place in the bottom of the glass.

Mix flour, olive oil and stevia in another container.

Put the dough to cover the blueberries. Put some blueberries on top of the dough.

Bake in preheated oven at 180° for 30 minutes.

 

As you see, the options are many.

Spelt flour is a great nutritional option and a good option to add or improve the flavour to your recipes.

Try these recipes, you will not regret it. Share the result or share other recipes you like to make with spelt flour.

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About Ângela Ferreira

Ângela Ferreira
Ângela Ferreira is a nutritionist. She has a degree in Nutrition Sciences and she is doing a Master's degree in Consumer Sciences and Nutrition. She currently works in Sports Nutrition and Clinic Nutrition. Her goal is to actively participate in changing the population's eating habits and to demonstrate that healthy eating can be simple and practical.

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