CLASSIC FAIRY BREAD

Classic Fairy Bread - Last Minute Sprinkles Party by Eliza Ellis

A KID'S PARTY JUST ISN'T A KID'S PARTY IN AUSTRALIA, WITHOUT FAIRY BREAD.

The kids love it, and for the adults, well, it's one of those retro-kitsch tastes that take you straight back to childhood.

Fairy bread is cheap, cheerful, and completely unfussy - the perfect thing to make for Missy's 3rd Birthday Party. It's also quick to prepare, which is great for last minute party preparations.


Classic Fairy Bread - Last Minute Sprinkles Party by Eliza Ellis


Today, I've got a little tutorial on how to make it, because funnily enough, Fairy Bread isn't that common outside Australia - so for everyone who hasn't been eating this since they were in nappies, here's how you make it!

FAIRY BREAD:


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STEP ONE: You'll need plain white bread - don't get fancy with an artisan loaf, and under no circumstances use wholemeal!

The best fairy bread is made with fresh, thinly sliced, whiter-than-white, home brand white bread.

You'll also need some margarine and sprinkles. Traditionally the bread is just cut into triangles with a knife, but if you want to copy mine, then I used a big round cutter, and a smaller star one that fitted inside.


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STEP TWO: Using the big round cutter, cut circles from each slice of bread.


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STEP THREE: Using the star cutter, cut stars from HALF of your bread circles.


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STEP FOUR: Take a plain circle and a star circle, and spread with margarine.


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STEP FIVE: Top the plain circle with sprinkles, then sandwich together. Repeat for remaining bread and place on a serving plate.


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Fairy bread is best made right before you want to serve it, so it's nice and fresh, and be prepared to make two batches - kids adore it, and it'll just fly off the plate!




So there we go :) An easy, cheerful classic - Fairy Bread.

If you missed my other posts about the last minute birthday party we threw for Missy last Sunday, check them out here:

Part One - White Chocolate Crackles 
Part Two - Sweet Sprinkles Popcorn
Part Three - Classic Fairy Bread
Part Six - Chocolate Ripple Cake


All the best,

Eliza.


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