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Spelt Flour Crackers

Looking for something crispy that goes well with healthy spreads or beside vegetables, as an easy dish or at the park? Here is a simple recipe for crackers that will get the job done.

Spelt flour crackers


  • 5 cups spelt flour
  • One tablespoon salt
  • One tablespoon sesame seeds
  • One tablespoon dried yeast
  • 1.5 cups lukewarm water
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup black cumin seeds
  • ¼ cup flax seeds
  • 1 egg


  • Sift the flour into a bowl.
  • Mix the yeast together with the lukewarm water in a shallow dish / cup, and leave for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the water and the melted yeast, the olive oil and finally the salt to the flour while stirring and kneading (by hand or in a mixer).
  • Place the dough in a covered bowl and leave to rise for about 30 minutes.
  • Divide the risen dough into 3 balls of equal size.
  • Flatten each ball between two sheets of baking paper on a tray (the size of the baking paper / standard oven tray).
  • Remove the top layer of the baking paper.
  • Sprinkle the seeds over the flattened dough: shelled sunflower seeds, shelled pumpkin seeds, black cumin seeds, flax seeds.
  • Replace the upper baking sheet on top of the dough over the seeds to flatten it again and press the seeds into the dough.
  • Remove the upper layer, glaze with egg using a brush.
  • Using a knife or a pizza cutter, cut into squares / diamond shapes.
  • Place in a pre-heated oven at medium temperature (approx. 180 degrees) for about 10 minutes or until the crackers have turned golden brown.

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