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20% spelt flour loaf

tchism's picture

20% spelt flour loaf

I baked this loaf yesterday morning with some spelt flour I received form Tasmania, Australia.I toasted up a slice this morning and it really has a nice flavor.

dabrownman's picture

Great baking all the way around.

Juergen Krauss's picture
Juergen Krauss

Sure it tastes as good as it looks

yeasty-loaf's picture

What a gorgeous looking loaf. I can almost taste it, it looks that good. 

tchism's picture

Thanks for the kind comments!

Casey_Powers's picture

That is such A beautiful crust !  I am enjoying the ears on your baby :). That probably tastes wonderful.  

Warm regards,


Janetcook's picture

What a beautiful loaf!  Color, shape and scoring.

I have been experimenting with spelt lately too.  I like how adding a bit  makes my whole grain dough handle when shaping.  

If you ever want to try a 100% Spelt loaf that is a favorite around here you might check out JuergenKrauss' blog where he posted one several years ago that is wonderful.

Take Care,



tchism's picture

Casey & Janet, Thank you both for the comments. The loaf has a nice subtle almost nutty flavor. 

Thanks Janet for the heads up on the whole spelt bread recipe, I will look for it.

yozzause's picture

So was that Tasmanian spelt flour available in the US?

regards Yozza

tchism's picture

Hello Yozza,

Sadly, no, it's not available here in the US. The flour was a thank you gift from Graham & son at Companion Bakery in Oatlands Tasmania. I wrote a review of of two Bay area bakeries for their blog at

The flour is from Callington Mill, which is across the street from Companion Bakery. The mill is a restored !800's Georgian windmill.

I received 1 kilo of the spelt and two kilo's of the wheat flour light sifted. The flour is some of the nicest flour I've ever used. I wish I could obtain more of the flour but shipping from Australia makes it really expensive flour.