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Spelt Pizza Crust/Dinner Rolls
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This basic bread dough makes a good pizza crust, dinner rolls, crescent rolls, or sweet rolls.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1-1/4 cups warm water
  • 1 packet quick rising yeast (2 teaspoons)
  • 2 Tablespoons honey or agave [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 2 Tablespoons molasses [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 5 cups spelt flour [or BTD compliant substitute]
How to make it:
  1. Mix honey, molasses, and warm water.
  2. Add yeast and let dissolve.
  3. Add flour and sea salt.
  4. Mix well and knead for about 5 minutes.
  5. Shape as desired (pizza crust, dinner rolls, sweet rolls, bread sticks).
  6. Cover with clean cloth and let rise for about 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  8. Bake for about 30 minutes.
  9. Cooking time will vary depending on size and shape of your loaf.

    Pizza Crust:

    Remove from oven after 20 minutes, quickly add sauce, cheese, toppings and return to oven for additional 10 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Yeast (Bakers)  N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Molasses- B N N N N N N N
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

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

  • 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 10, 2007 at 01:37 PM By: Drea