Whole grain sunflower seed bread

Whole grain sunflower seed bread
Whole grain sunflower seed bread

This whole grain sunflower seed bread is a healthy and natural snack, ideal to consume and enjoy at any time and occasion.

Made with whole wheat flour, olive oil, sunflower seeds and just the right amount of salt, these artisan bars are baked until they achieve a semi-crisp texture and a toasted flavor that makes them absolutely delicious.

This sunflower seed bread provides us with nutrients such as essential amino acids , carbohydrates , lecithin , omega 3 , omega 6 and omega 9 fatty acids , fiber , vitamins E and group B ( B1 , B2 and B3 ), calcium , phosphorus , iron , magnesium and potassium .

Below you can see what ingredients you need and the steps to follow in order to make a super easy snack that you will never have enough of.

Difficulty levelPreparation timeRations
Easy30 m.For 15 units

Ingredients

  • 300 gr. whole wheat flour
  • 100 ml. water
  • 25 ml. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 15 ml. maple syrup
  • 10 gr. baking powder
  • 75 gr. sunflower seeds

Instructions

  1. In a wide bowl, add the flour (sifting it), the baking powder, the salt and 2/3 of the total of the sunflower seeds. Mix well.
  2. Add the oil, the syrup and the water and knead until all the ingredients are well integrated.
  3. Put the dough in a smooth and clean surface, continue kneading a little more until obtaining a homogeneous dough and form a ball.
  4. Preheat the oven to 200º. Meanwhile, place the dough on vegetable paper and roll it out with the help of a rolling pin until it is well rolled out and with a thickness of about 5 mm., approximately.
  5. Spread the rest of the sunflower seeds uniformly over the dough, add a little salt and roll out again so that the sunflower seeds and the salt are well adhered.
  6. Place the vegetable paper with the dough on a baking tray and cut the dough into 2 cm wide and 10 cm. long portions. When all them are cut, put the tray in the oven and bake for 12 minutes. After this time, remove the sunflower seed bread from the oven, wait for it to cool down and serve.

Notes

  • The flour is always better to sift it when adding it to the bowl so that lumps do not form, but it is recommended that, once passed through the strainer, you add the bran of the whole flour that remains in it and mix well to not lose the nutrients of the whole grain.
  • If you don't have a rolling pin on hand, you can use a smooth, clean bottle to roll out the dough.
  • If you want, you can substitute maple syrup for agave syrup.

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