Don’t be intimidated, its not just our mothers and grandmothers who know the secrets to bread making. Kefir bread from spelt flour can be a tasty addition to your bread selection. By adding kefir to it you make a little twist that may even leave your mother wondering …
Having some extra kefir in the fridge is a common thing for all kefir fermenters. No matter how much we use it in all the different dishes, the kefir grains, when fully activated, can produce so much kefir it slowly fills the room in our fridge.
Kefir bread for kefir lovers
Here’s the recipe for bread which includes the use of kefir. It is very simple to make and it doesn’t take a lot of time, therefore it’s just perfect to make for busy weekdays (assuming it will last so long:)
Ingredients for kefir bread:
- 500 g of spelt flour
- 1/2 tsp of salt
- 3-4 tbsp mixed seeds
- 400 ml of sparkling mineral water
- 2 tbsp of olive oil
- 5 tbsp of milk kefir
Instructions for kefir bread:
Preheat the oven to 180 °C (356 °F). Mix all dry
ingredients together in a bowl. Add olive oil, kefir and
mineral water and gently mix it all together with a wooden spoon. At the end the mix will be a bit lumpy but it should not be too runny (add more flour in this case).
Put the mix in a baking tray with a baking sheet in it. Bake the bread for approximately 1 hour. It should be slightly brown when done.
After it’s done baking take it out of the oven and wrap it in a cloth. Leave to rest for a bit before you cut it.
This kefir bread goes good together with soups and stews. It’s also delicious with kefir spread for an afternoon snack.