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Spelt Pie Crust


This easy spelt pie crust is made with only three healthy ingredients without any additives. The process is simple, and the main ingredient is whole-grain sprouted spelt flour. The pie shell will perfectly hold the shape and has a rustic crust texture, and could be used to make quiche or pies.

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Key Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups of organic sprouted spelt flour , divided
  • 9 tablespoons of salted butter , diced
  • 1 cup of yogurt , cold

How to Make It

1. Gather the ingredients. In a mixing bowl add two cups of flour. Add the diced butter and mix with a spoon till combined. Gradually add yogurt, stir, and start working with the dough with your hands. Form the ball. If the dough is sticky add more flour.

the ball of dough laying on the cutting board

2. Wrap the ball in plastic wrap, place it in the fridge for 10 minutes to chill. Once chilled, slice in half. Place the second half back in the fridge.

ball of dough in a plastic wrap

3. Prepare a flat surface lightly sprinkled with flour. Using a rolling pin, roll out the first half of the dough into the circle shape.

round stretched dough on a wooden board

4. Place in the pie dish. Fold over the overlapped ends inside the dish, so they don’t burn when baking.

dough in a round baking pan

5. Using a fork, press tight to make the design. Prick the dough with a fork.

dough in a baking dish and a fork that makes a design on it

6. If ready to use, place a filling inside and bake at 400F degrees for 30-40 minutes till lightly brown, and the center of the dish is set.

baked crust, ready for filling

Recipe Tips

If the butter is not softened, use a box grater to grate the butter.

This recipe makes two pie shells. You can prep the dough in advance and keep it in the fridge wrapped in plastic to use later.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is a good substitute for Spelt Flour?

Einkorn flour and Kamut flour would be good spelt flour substitutes.

raw pie crust in the pie dish

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Spelt Pie Crust

Natalia-Flavorful Home
This easy spelt pie crust is made with only three healthy ingredients without any additives. The process is simple, and the main ingredient is a whole-grain sprouted spelt flour. The pie shell will perfectly hold the shape and has a rustic crust texture and could be used to make quiche or pies.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 1126 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/2 cups organic sprouted spelt flour divided
  • 9 tbsp salted butter diced
  • 1 cup yogurt cold

Instructions
 

  • Gather the ingredients. In a mixing bowl add two cups of flour. Add the diced butter and mix with a spoon till combined. Gradually add yogurt, stir, and start working with the dough with your hands. Form the ball. If the dough is sticky add more flour.
  • Wrap the ball in plastic wrap, place it in the fridge for 10 minutes to chill.
  • Once chilled, slice in half. Place the second half back in the fridge.
  • Prepare a flat surface lightly sprinkled with flour. Using a rolling pin, roll out the first half of the dough into the circle shape.
  • Place in the pie dish. Fold over the overlapped ends inside the dish, so they don’t burn when baking.
  • Using a fork, press tight to make the design. Prick the dough with a fork.
  • If ready to use, place a filling inside and bake at 400F degrees for 30-40 minutes till lightly brown, and the center of the dish is set.

Notes

-If the butter is not softened and hard to dice, use a box grater to grate the butter.
-This recipe makes two pie shells. You can prep the dough in advance and keep it in the fridge wrapped in plastic to use later.

Nutrition

Calories: 1126kcalCarbohydrates: 116gProtein: 25gFat: 60gSaturated Fat: 35gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 151mgSodium: 511mgPotassium: 205mgFiber: 20gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1696IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 163mgIron: 7mg
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Natalia is a recipe developer, food photographer, and home cook. She started Flavorful Home to document easy real food recipes perfect for busy families. She loves creating flavorful and nutritious meals while keeping the cooking process simple and joyful!

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