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Spelt and Rye Sourdough bread

Delicious spelt and rye sourdough bread soft nutty crumb goes well with your favorite dipping oil or butter. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spelt and Rye Sourdough Bread
Servings: 1 loaf
Author: Swathi ( Ambujom Saraswathy)


  • 50 g/ ¼ cup Sourdough starter
  • 370 g /1 ½ cups warm water
  • 30 g gram honey
  • 300 g bread flour
  • 106 g Rye flour
  • 100 g spelt flour
  • 9 g 1 ½ tsp fine sea salt


  • In a large bowl add  sourdough starter and water and mix well. Then add rye, spelt flour and bread flour combine everything and set aside for 30 minutes
  • Then add salt and mix again and set aside for another 6-8 hours. IF you want you can strengthen the dough with folding at every 30 minutes for next 2 hours and then 1-hour interval for 2 hours and finally set aside for 2-3 hours.
  • When you are ready to shape and transfer to banneton or mold.
  • Refrigerate for overnight, next morning pre-heat oven to 450F. Transfer the dough to cold Dutch oven and bake for 10 minutes at 450F and then reduce the temperature to 425 F and bake 25 minutes with lid on. Then remove the lid and bake for another 10 minutes or until loaf develop golden color and when you tap the loaf it makes whole sound or register 210 F internal temperature.
  • Cool the loaf and cut it into slice and enjoy.