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Monday, June 28, 2010

Nectarine Tart made with Spelt Flour


I was recently introduced to spelt. It is a type of wheat that is good for people with other wheat intolerance's and isn't altered the way other flours are. So I decided to make a tart with nectarines that I picked up at the farmer's market. It tasted great, although it would have been greatly enhanced with ice cream! However, the dough was really difficult to work with.


Spelt Crust
3 T oil
2 T water
1/4 tsp salt
1 C and 2 T spelt flour

Whist oil, water and salt. Stir in flour until evenly moist. Press into 9 inch pie plate. Top with fruit, sprinkle with sugar and bake at 375 for 12 minutes.

I ended up adding a little more water and 2 T butter for a workable consistency for the crust.

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