Emmer Quick Bread with Molasses

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This is a delightful quick bread that is fast and easy to prepare, healthy and delicious. The molasses, which is a good source of calcium, iron, potassium and magnesium, adds a hint of sweetness and nicely compliments the nutty flavour of the emmer flour. It tastes great plain or with a little butter.
Emmer, also known as farro, is a low gluten, nutrient dense grain with a sweet, nutty flavour. If you cannot find emmer in your local stores, simply replace it with kamut or modern whole wheat flour.

  • 300 g Emmer berries, ground into flour
  • 100 g Oat flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
  • 400 ml Buttermilk, well-shaken
  • 1 Extra large egg
  • 160 g Molasses
  • 15 g Rolled oats for topping
  1. Preheat the oven to 160C/325F. Line a standard-size loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together the ground emmer, oat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the center and add in buttermilk, egg and molasses. Whisk to combine.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle with rolled oats. Bake in the middle of hot oven for about an hour until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes, then turn out onto a cooling rack. Cool completely.

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Kiran @ KiranTarun.com 12/2/14 05:11

Where do you find all these exotic berries? This bread looks divine :)

Cathleen 12/2/14 05:20

I have been looking for recipes using molasses. This came at the perfect timing! Looks great ;)

Medeja 12/2/14 05:23

Another amazing bread.. Let's exchange, I will send you some cookies and cakes and you will send me your bread :D

Hasna Hamza Layin 12/2/14 05:32

awesome..the bread luks perfect. no idea abt emmer .. :( ll try to find out

Elisabeth Pregadio 12/2/14 05:36

Angie, indeed...it is a wonderful 'quick' bread for sure, and a savory one, as well! No yeast needed which really speeds up the preparation. Love the molasses added in the mixture, and the oats topping! xo

Elzbieta Hester 12/2/14 07:23

Looks great, Angie. Dense and moist. I have to look into Emmer berries, never heard of them. Thanks for the introduction! :) ela

Guru Uru 12/2/14 07:35

Mmm molasses flavouring rocks my socks :D
Delicious job!

Choc Chip Uru

Rosa's Yummy Yums 12/2/14 07:44

It looks delicious! I love the flavor of molasses...



Sam Hoffer @ My Carolina Kitchen 12/2/14 11:45

Dense breads such as this are so delicious and I love the molasses and the color it brings to the bread.

http://platanosmangoes.com 12/2/14 13:49

If you ever come to Manhattan, I will kidnap you and make you bake all these wonderful recipies that you post.

Mich PieceofCake 12/2/14 14:20

I learn something new every time I come here.... I didn't know that berries can be made into flour. Sure would love to try this bread.

Alida 12/2/14 15:06

What an amazing texture this bread has! I would just have it on its own. It must have a really deep and delicious taste. Bravissima!

Tertúlia da Susy 12/2/14 17:18

Adorei essa consistência.
Bjs, Susana

Nammi 12/2/14 17:19

I always learn some new ingrediant every time I visit you :)

Mijú 12/2/14 17:20

Que corte y que color tan buenos.
Un saludito

Sokehah Cheah 12/2/14 17:35

I always learn new ingredients when I look at your posts. Thanks, Angie!

Tze @ Awayofmind 12/2/14 18:06

Angie, is amazing to see how creative you are in bread making, this is my first time knowing emmer berry.

Erica 12/2/14 18:12

Another wonderful bread recipe, Angie!

Shibi Thomas 12/2/14 18:21

Its looks dense and perfect with the touch of molasses. I love the fact that it doesn't use any oil or butter, but still looks moist.

Finla 12/2/14 18:58

I didn't evne know about Emmer berries, must google, i usually add molases when i make some breads after seeing in a baking programme the profsional break makers add to get the dark color.

Pam 12/2/14 19:25

It looks so moist and delicious!

sweetcarolinescooking 12/2/14 20:52

What a delicious bread!! Yummy!

Barbara 12/2/14 21:10

Oh...emmer berries are farro. I love farro. Don't know if it comes ground at Whole Foods or not. Great idea, though, and the bread looks marvelous, Angie.

wok with ray 12/2/14 21:45

You create all of these delicious bread with simple ingredients. Your baking ability is just amazing, Angie. :)

Mary Callan 13/2/14 00:36

this sounds fabulous! I think I could eat the loaf!
Mary x

Ashley 13/2/14 01:23

You always make the best looking breads! Love how simple this is!

Abbe Odenwalder 13/2/14 01:26

I love molasses! And i never knew that emmer was farro. AND I love farro. Just wondering if I could grind it myself in a food processor. This sounds so comforting, Angie!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 13/2/14 01:39

I saw the comment that emmer berries are farro so to is something I could duplicate! I love the flavor of molasses and never knew it was so healthy. Of course you would :)

Lite Home Bake 13/2/14 02:26

I wish i could visit you in your real house and not only this one here. You make the most interesting food that i have never come across :)

Veronica's Kitchen 13/2/14 02:35

Hi Angie, your bread looks good and sure it tastes good as well. A healthy choice of ingredients!

Jeannie Tay 13/2/14 03:06

I must say I have not heard of Emmer before this, your bread definitely looks delicious! All your bread are so healthy!

Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl 13/2/14 03:25

Looks great and has to smell amazing!

mjskit 13/2/14 04:20

Molasses adds such a wonderful flavor to bread, but then I love just eating molasses right from the jar. Have never heard of emmer berries so thank you for introducing me to yet another new ingredient! and thanks for a source link. This looks like a great bread for homemade jam.

My Inner Chick 13/2/14 04:36

Can I order a loaf, please?!!! xxxx

dentistvschef 13/2/14 10:41

Wow, you always impressed me with your ingredients Angie!!!
the berries bread looks adorable, just perfect for a cozy afternoon tea...

Paula @ Vintage Kitchen Notes 13/2/14 10:51

Never heard of emmet, but I can think of a few flours to replace it. Sounds wonderful Angie, for a molasses lover like me!

Ann Low 13/2/14 11:10

Angie, I want to give you 5 stars for this bread! Looks delicious and healthy!

Joanne 13/2/14 13:21

Love how wholesome this is. I'm sure the molasses adds a great depth of flavor.

thecompletecookbook 13/2/14 14:32

I will have to share this recipe with my sister-in-law Angie, thanks.
:-) Mandy xo

Kathy 13/2/14 15:34

I always have farro in my pantry…never thought to grind it into flour. And I love molasses as a sweetener. A beautiful healthy looking bread! Nicely done, Angie!

Jeanette 13/2/14 15:55

I love the heartiness of this Angie - would go perfect with a hot bowl of soup on this wintry day!

Hema 13/2/14 16:50

Wow, look at the texture, bread looks so perfect..

Rosita Vargas 13/2/14 17:01

Absolutamente delicioso y esponjoso yo lo tomarìa con un tè,saludos.

kitchen flavours 13/2/14 17:14

I have heard of farro but never knew that the other name is emmer! Wonderful to learn something new today! And the bread looks wonderful!

Cheap Ethnic Eatz 13/2/14 18:19

Molasses is so good and underused, great use of it here. Did not know farro was also emmer. The bread looks great, would love it for breakfast.

Shashi Charles 13/2/14 19:58

This bread looks so good - the texture awesome - where did your find emmer berries?

Georgia | The Comfort of Cooking 13/2/14 22:54

I absolutely love using molasses in my winter baking, and this cake looks right up my alley. So moist and delicious, Angie! Lovely recipe.

Liz Berg 14/2/14 02:52

I love a hearty quick bread...and I'm going to check my pantry to see if I have enough farro to grind and make this. YUM!

Chris Scheuer 14/2/14 02:58

Looks fabulous Angie, I didn't know farro was also called emmer. I've never used the flour, it sounds great!

Dawn Yucuis 14/2/14 04:17

This bread looks wonderful. I have never heard of emmer flour before, I will have to see if we have it in our grocery stores.

Yi @ Yi Reservation 14/2/14 05:37

I always think of bread making as an endless task but this quick bread recipe has definitely changed my view. Not to mention it sounds and looks fabulous! The use of molasses is such a nice touch! Thanks for sharing!

Amy (Savory Moments) 14/2/14 12:30

Another really lovely bread, Angie. I really like molasses, so I know I would enjoy this loaf a lot. I love how dark and hearty it looks.

Monica 14/2/14 15:54

I love a good quick bread recipe and I'm a fan of farro. I could use a slice with a cup of tea after shoveling snow!

Rachel @ Bakerita 14/2/14 17:02

This looks absolutely delicious, and I love that it's a quick bread!

eatgood4life.blogspot.com 14/2/14 17:41

Emmer berries? Wow never heard of them, I am sure they are ultra healthy and delicious. Nice quick bread. Your baking as always, sensational and super original :-)

fimère .b 14/2/14 19:45

un délicieux pain à la mélasse
bonne soirée

grace 14/2/14 20:10

i've never heard the word emmer, but i know farro and it's an amazing ingredient! great bread!

Erin | The Law Students Wife 14/2/14 20:25

Molasses is one of my favorite flavors in bread! This looks yummy for breakfast or a snack...or any time!

Anne@FromMySweetHeart 14/2/14 20:28

Angie...there is something about bread that contains molasses that I just can't resist. I don't know if it's the color, flavor or aroma....but it's just beautiful! : )

Gloria Baker 14/2/14 23:11

Angie I love this bread with molasses, look amazing!!!!
Happy Valentine's day dear Angoe!!

lenia 15/2/14 15:12

I bought molasses the other day for the first time, so I know now how to use it!Looks great!

P.S. by the way my sister and I moved to a new site.So from now on we invite you to visit http://theveggiesisters.gr/

Kisses,sweet Angie!


Rebecca Subbiah 15/2/14 22:04

looks great love the flavor of molasses

Eva Taylor 15/2/14 22:21

Your use of unusual flours and such is truly creative Angie. The bread looks lovely and moist.
Eva http://kitcheninspirations.wordpress.com

Debra Eliotseats 16/2/14 01:09

I am thinking about adapting this with whole wheat flour because it looks so delicious.

Anne Regalado 16/2/14 08:27

Gorgeous bread , Angie ! The texture of your bread looks great and I'm sure it tastes really good :)

Munatycooking 16/2/14 11:37

Healthy and yummy bread. I have to go shopping to make this bread and I can't wait to have it in my oven. Looks so moist :)

Kelly 16/2/14 13:35

This bread looks fantastic and so moist Angie! Love quick breads and adding farro and molasses in here sounds wonderful:)

easyfoodsmith 16/2/14 16:59

I always learn something new when I visit your blog posts. Emmer berries is a totally new ingredient to me. I love the sound of molasses in this bread.

Pilar. Cook and Spoon 16/2/14 17:02

Emmer berries? Never heard of them and after seeing your bread I would like to try them.

Catherine 16/2/14 20:10

Dear Angie, Beautiful bread to bake in this cold weather. Blessings dear. Catherine xo

Beth 16/2/14 23:06

Looks terrific, Angie!

Tricia Buice 17/2/14 01:41

Wonderful quick bread recipe Angie - I love molasses in breads. I've never heard of emmer flour but love learning about it! Have a great week!

sophiesfoodiefiles 17/2/14 13:15

I made your tasty delicious easy quick bread & loved it so much! It is damn tasty! xxx Toasted is also really good too with fresh butter & honey on it! xxx

Reeni 18/2/14 03:12

I love the flavor of molasses in baking Angie! This has such a beautiful crumb. I would love to taste the emmer berries! We don't have them here.

afracooking 18/2/14 22:08

Such a stunning crumb! Your recipes really are amazing!

Cass @foodmyfriend 21/2/14 11:09

Loving your molasses recipes. I have been using it a lot lately in place of refined sugars. Such a yummy alternative :)

Asmita 22/2/14 13:48

You always make the best breads Angie! This looks amazing!

Koko 26/2/14 23:01

A stunning farro bread! The molasses flavour would be just lovely in here.

Taste of Beirut 5/3/14 19:02

nice! I just bought some oat flour and always keep molasses in the pantry so this bread is a perfect fit for me! great recipe Angie, as always!

Eliza Setiawan 8/3/14 01:33

Angie, your recipes is stunning! Cant wait to try each one of them. Awesome blog u got here!

Charlotte - Wild About Porridge 13/3/14 15:42

Mmmm, looks delicious! Can't wait to look through your blog for more great stuff!


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