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Spelt Crumpies

Yummy breakfast buns. A cross between a muffin and a crumpet.

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Vegetable oil

125g White Spelt

125g Wholemeal Spelt

1 teaspoon caster sugar

4g Yeast

A pinch of bicarbonate of soda

1/2 teaspoon zanthym gum

1 teaspoon salt

350ml warm water


Makes 8

- Heat the oven to 170 degrees C

- Oil 8 holes of a 12 hole muffin tin

- Place all of the dry ingredients in a bowl

- Pour in 350ml of warm water (to activate yeast- make sure it's not too hot otherwise it will kill the yeast)

- Whisk everything together into a loose batter

- Leave to rest for 10 minutes

- Spoon into the greased muffin tin filling each hole up to the top of the hole

- Cook for 30-40minutes until risen and golden

- Cool on a wire rack for a few minutes

- Serve while warm

Great with jam and fruit or bacon and tomatoes!

Added by: Katie Ward

Tags: Spelt Flatbreads Crumpets

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I think that the gum should read Xanthan Gum in this recipe. The whole thing sounds interesting, so I may give it a go just to see.

Mr Michael Munro 27 September 2014


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