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Monday, September 6, 2010

Homemade Ezekiel Bread

Ezekiel 4:9 ~ "Take wheat & barley, beans & lentils, millet & spelt; put them in a storage jar & use them to make bread for yourself..."

To make your own Ezekiel bread...

~Combine the following whole grains:
2-1/2 cups hard red wheat
1-1/2 cups spelt or rye (Biblically spelt was used, Ezekiel 4:9)
1/2 cup barley (hulled barley)
1/4 cup millet
1/4 cup lentils (green preferred)
2 Tbs. great northern beans
2 Tbs. red kidney beans
2 Tbs. pinto beans
~Stir the above ingredients very well. Then grind in flour mill.

~Measure into large bowl:
4 cups lukewarm water
1 cup honey
1/2 cup oil

~Add to liquids:
freshly milled flour from the above mixture of grains
2 tsp. salt
2 Tbs. yeast

~Stir or knead until well kneaded, about 10 minutes. This is a batter-type bread and will not form a smooth ball.

~Pour dough into greased pans. You may use 2 large loaf pans (10x5x3) or 3 med. loaf pans or 2-9x13 brownie pans.

~Let rise in a warm place for one hour or until the dough is almost to the top of the pan. If it rises too much it will over flow the pan while baking.

~Bake at 350o for 45-50 minutes for loaf pans and 35-40 minutes for brownie pans.

*For fasting divide bread into 8 equal parts. Eat a 1/2 pound cake and drink a quart of water every day.


  1. Are the beans & LENTILS RAW OR COOKED?

  2. They need to be raw/UNcooked so that you can grind them together make your 'flour'. Thanks for asking!

    Blessings from Ohio...Kim<><

  3. Oh thanks for sharing this. I really want to get a mill and I will hold onto this recipe until then. Looks yummy, and when I was buying bread - I always bought Ezekiel bread.

  4. I just had my 2 pieces!!! this is such a wonderful bread.....and being pregnant, it has a lot of great protein for me :)

    thanks for your recipe!

    and p.s. I loooove that header picture!
    Anne Marie
    (also........thanks so much for becoming a follower on the farm......stay as long as you'd like)

  5. I have all these grains and have been wanting to try this but haven't found the recipe. Now I am feeling brave, I am going to try your recipe this week! THanks Kim!

  6. Hi,

    Your recipe for Ezekiel Bread looks delicious. Where did you get your flour mill, and is there a substitute for the pinto beans mentioned in the recipe?

    Camilla Allen

    1. Hi Camilla ~ thanks for commenting. You can mill your ingredients 2 ways: 1) it takes time, but you can mill the small amount of ingredients in a small coffee grinder that is dedicated to herbs, spices & wheats; 2) you can buy an excellent, inexpensive mill at urbanhomemaker.com.

      Blessings . . .

  7. Hi
    Can I use rice syrup instead of honey?


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