Cinnamon Spelt Bread

cinnamon bread
  • 2 cups spelt flour
  • 1 cup raw turbinado
  • 2 teaspoons aluminum free baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon aluminum free baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (cassia)
  • 1 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt crystals
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean powder or extract
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin coconut  oil
  • 1 cup almond milk + 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (substitute for 1 cup buttermilk)
  • 2 teaspoons of ground flaxseed + 1/2 cup water (substitute for 2 eggs)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease one 9×5 inch loaf pan with coconut oil.
  3. Prepare buttermilk and egg substitutes.
  4. Mix ingredients in a large mixing bowl (If using a blender, beat for 3 minutes).
  5. Pour into prepared loaf pan.
  6. Smooth out the batter.
  7. Bake for about 50 minutes.
  8. Test with toothpick to determine whether or not the loaf is done (when inserted it should come out clean).
  9. Remove bread from pan to rack to cool.

Serves 4-6 people

Author: Sherrice Sledge-Thomas

Sherrice Sledge-Thomas is the founder and Chief Visionary Officer at Herb Culture University. She's known as the Suburban Herbalista because her place of residence along with her life experiences have shaped her unique brand of herbalism. Sherrice's herbal studies are rooted in experiences with her "rootworking" grandmother and a host of wise women in her community. To compliment her grassroots herbalist education, she earned a Health Coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts with a focus on Women's Studies from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Franklin University with a focus on Organizational Leadership and Management. Over the years, she's obtained a variety of certifications in the learning, leadership development, and change management space to compliment her holistic health work. This is the reason many of her certification programs and workshops incorporate elements of strategic planning and execution. Sherrice is the mother of three handsome young men. She enjoys meditation, yoga, and free-spirited dancing.

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