Let the holiday baking begin! Here’s a 100% wholegrain treat sweetened with molasses and maple syrup – No refined sugar!
2&1/4 c spelt flour (can substitute 100% whole wheat flour)
1/4 c ground flax meal
1.5 tsp ground ginger
1.5 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp aluminum-free baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/3 c melted coconut oil
1/3 c molasses
1/4 c + 1 tbsp maple syrup
Whisk together flour, spices, salt, baking powder & baking soda in a medium bowl. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together coconut oil, molasses & maple syrup until smooth.
Add egg and beat well, then slowly add dry mixture while continuing to mix until combined. Using hands, roll dough into a ball and flatten it into a thick disc. (It will be a little sticky, you can dust it with a little flour if you need it to form the ball).
Wrap in plastic or beeswax wrap and refrigerate for...