A Norwegian style flatbread that is quick and simple to make. Serve with soups, salads, or cheese and fruit.


  • 1 cup WEM Organic White Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 cup soy or rye flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • sesame or poppy seeds (optional)


Hands-on Time: 15-20 minutes
Baking Time: 6-8 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 8, 8-inch rounds

  1. In a medium bowl, mix dry ingredients together.
  2. Stir in olive oil.
  3. Stir in buttermilk and combine to make a stiff dough.
  4. Turn out on the floured surface.
  5. Knead 30 seconds.
  6. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  7. Shape dough into a cylinder and divide it into 8 pieces.
  8. Shape each piece into a ball and flatten. With a floured rolling pin, roll as thin as possible into an 8 inch round. Flour as needed to keep from sticking. (Keep remaining dough balls covered while rolling to prevent drying.
  9. Place flatbread on ungreased cookie sheets.
  10. Optional: Brush with egg white and sprinkle with sesame or poppy seeds.
  11. Bake until crisp and slightly brown around edges-6-8 minutes
  12. Cool on wire rack
  13. When cool, break into irregular pieces to serve.

Recipe Tips and Tricks

Excellent served with hummus, cream cheese, peanut butter, fruit spread, or chutney.