Tuesday, May 31, 2011


¼ cups flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup flax seeds
¼ cup wheat germ
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
½ cup cold butter, cubed
1 cup milk
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tbsp sesame seeds


Whisk together all-purpose and whole wheat flours, sunflower seeds, flaxseeds, wheat germ, sugar, baking powder and salt. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until in coarse crumbs. Stir in milk to form soft slightly sticky dough.

With floured hands, turn out onto lightly floured surface; knead gently 10 times. Pat out to 7-inch (18 cm) square. Cut into quarters; cut each quarter into 3 strips. Place, 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart, on ungreased baking sheet. Brush tops with egg; sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Bake in centre of 425°F (220°C) oven until golden, about 12 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack.

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