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Bread Maker White Spelt Mexican Bolillos (Dinner Rolls)
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Contributed by: Whitedov1208Added: Jan 28, 2009 at 06:46 PM


Surprisingly easy and delicious. Hard and crusty outside and soft inside. Goes great with Chili Con Carne or with any meal. (see my Chili Recipe posted).

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 2 teaspoons yeast (I use jar Red Star brand yeast)
  • 1 1/3 cups warm water
  • 1 Tablespoon Agave or Honey (if BTD compliant)
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 4 cups White Spelt Flour
    For brushing the bread prior to baking:
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon Arrowroot powder
How to make it:
  1. Put all the ingredients in your bread machine in the order listed per your bread machine instructions.
  2. Use 'White Bread' and 'Dough' setting on machine.
  3. The dough will be very wet - don't panic!
  4. Take the dough out and knead it into a log shape using enough flour so it's not too sticky.
  5. Cut dough into 10 pieces; roll each one into an oval shape.
  6. Place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Mix cold water and Arrowroot in a small saucepan. Heat over high heat, stirring constantly to boiling until thickened, about 1 1/2 minutes.
  8. Brush rolls with warm Arrowroot mixture.
  9. Slash each roll lengthwise with sharp thin knife to 1/2' from each end and cutting abuot 1/2' deep.
  10. Bake for 30-35 min. until rolls are golden brown and sound hollow when tapped.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot  N N N N N N N N
Agave Syrup  N N N N N N N N
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Olive Oil3 ,4 B B B B B B B B
Yeast (Bakers)  N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt4 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey4 N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Feb 10, 2009 at 04:26 PM By: Lola