I do all my baking with spelt flour as spelt is a huge amount easier to digest than modern wheat flour (see here).   If the digestion struggles, the tissues of the body don’t get nourished and diseases begin to materialise; so a good reason to use spelt!

To make self-raising spelt flour, just add 2 teaspoons of baking powder to 150g (6 oz or 1 cup) of white spelt flour.  


Iris · February 16, 2018 at 10:11

Is that level teaspoons?

    Kate · February 16, 2018 at 10:18

    Yes, that’s right

Kate Longden · April 5, 2019 at 22:15

Can you use wholemeal spelt instead of white?

    Kate · April 18, 2019 at 09:34

    I’m sorry it took a while to respond, this went to spam for some reason. I haven’t tried it with wholemeal but I’d think you could try it but would need more baking powder than in the recipe. Enjoy!

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