This spelt flour lemon poppy seed bread is chock full of wholesome ingredients and makes a great breakfast loaf, snack or even dessert. It’s a versatile recipe that you and your family will love!


  • 3 1/2 cups spelt flour
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 1 cup raw sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup poppy seeds
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 3 lemons, juiced
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup water


  1. Grease a 9″ x 5″ loaf pan with coconut oil or butter and set aside; preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Add your dry ingredients – spelt flour, almond flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, poppy seeds – and lemon zest into a large bowl and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice with almond milk. It should fizz a bit. Allow to sit for a minute or two. Add to the dry ingredients and allow to sit for a minute or two.
  4. Add the canola oil, vanilla and water to the dry ingredients. Mix everything thoroughly.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle more raw sugar on top, if desired.
  6. Bake for 60 minutes and allow to cool completely before cutting.

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