So, trial number 1 is complete! As it turns out, I didn't even come close to Donna's recipe. My plans went slightly awry. My red wheat berries and buckwheat groats sprouted very quickly and I didn't even have time to get to the store to pick up some quinoa. My first trial recipe turned out as follows (measurements approximate):
- 1/2 cup Red Wheat Berries - sprouted
- 1/2 cup Buckwheat Groats - sprouted
- 1/4 cup milled flax seeds
- 1 tsp. Baking Soda
- 1 tsp. Sea Salt
- 1 Tbs. Raw Honey
- 2 Eggs - free range
- 1 Tbs. butter
I poured the mix into a standard loaf pan and baked it for 30 minutes at 375 degrees.
The result was pretty good! I should have increased all of the ingredients as the resulting 'loaf' was a little flat - not suitable for making a sandwich - but it was otherwise decent. The lack of yeast made it a little dense, but not at all brick-like. I think for the next trial that I will use yeast, though.
Today was our regularly scheduled library day, so I took the opportunity to walk over to It's Only Natural and buy some quinoa and a few other things to add to the next trial.