Food for Life manufactures a bread under the Hashgacha of the Kaf-K called Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain Bread

This bread is flourless and has the following ingredients. Organic Sprouted Whole Wheat, Filtered Water, Organic Malted Barley, Organic Sprouted Whole Millet, Organic Sprouted Whole Barley, Organic Sprouted Whole Lentils, Organic Sprouted Whole Soybeans, Organic Sprouted Whole Spelt, Fresh Yeast, Sea Salt.

What Bracha should be made on this bread?

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    Btw, the gemorah says it's really nasty and only those who are forced to would eat it :)
    – avi
    Dec 22, 2011 at 23:27
  • @avi. I've got to see that! Where?
    – HodofHod
    Dec 23, 2011 at 6:03
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    @HodofHod I'll have to ask my father and see if he remembers. He pointed it out to me one time while he was going through shas.
    – avi
    Dec 23, 2011 at 7:22
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    Eruvin 81a (I know this is a year and a half after you asked)
    – user2844
    May 29, 2013 at 3:09
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    @HodofHod: Eruvin 81a (today's daf). Although another opinion there is that it's not the composition per se that makes it inedible, but the type of fuel that was to be used to bake it (see Ezek. 4:12).
    – Alex
    May 29, 2013 at 3:23

2 Answers 2


From the Star-K:

Personally, unless I hear of other authorities saying it's shehakol, I call that a hamotzee.

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    +1. I wonder whether Kollel Eretz Hemda would require birchas hamazon (if one was sated and drank) because of safek d'oraysa.
    – msh210
    Dec 22, 2011 at 20:21
  • Both links broken. I assume the second one is same as in GG’s answer.
    – Oliver
    Aug 8, 2019 at 23:59


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