Spelt Flour works great within Zucchini Bread

Here is a great recipe from about 1976 that I obtained when working at the Student Health Center at Colorado State University. It’s been adapted a little, spelt for wheat, and flaxseed for wheat germ. We also lowered the sugar, and changed the oil to olive oil. Next we will try applesauce as a substitution for the oil. Those of us who know we have a problem with wheat can make this and not suffer with inflammation or pain.

It makes 2 loaves or one 9X13 pan. We did not add any frosting leaving out cream cheese and/or alot of sugar.

3/4 cup white sugar
3 eggs
3/4 cup brown sugar
3-4 tsp almond extract flavoring
1 cup olive oil
2 cups grated zucchini
2 1/2 cups spelt flour
1/2 cup milled flaxseed
1 1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Beat eggs lightly, add flavoring, sugar and oil. Beat until thick and foamy. Add the rest of the ingredients, Mix well.

Grease and flour 2 81/2 x 41/2 x 4 loaf pans or one 9 x 13 cake pan and bake approximately 1 hour at 350 degrees.

Spelt Flour by the Pound

$1.75

Organic Spelt Flour

Cold milled flax seeds are used, because whole flax seeds can cause kidney blockage.

Organic Flaxseed Milled for Kidney Health

$8.35

Flaxseed is a great source of fiber and vegetable omega 3.  If you are prone to gallstones, and cannot eat walnuts, here is an alternate source for vegetable omega 3.  Be sure and eat cold water fish like salmon and mackarel for your animal omega 3’s.

 

I have made a low fat version of this and It also makes 2 loaves or 5 small loaves.

1/2 Cup white sugar

3 eggs

3/4 Cup Dark Brown sugar

3 tsp of Almond flavor or maple flavor

1 Cup of applesauce

2 cups of grated zucchini  You can add one cup of chopped nuts also.

2 1/2 Cups of spelt flour

1/2 Cup milled flax seed

1 teaspoon soda

1/2 Teaspoon baking powder

Beat eggs lightly, and add flavor, sugar and applesauce. Beat until thick and foamy. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Pour into greased and floured bread pans. or 1 9×13 cake pan.  Bake one hour.  This recipe is from Colorado…. here in Georgia, It needs only 20-30 minutes.  It is finished when a knife inserted is 99% clean.  It will continue to heat when pulled out and set on cutting board, or stove.

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