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authentic fairy bread recipe
« on: July 21, 2012, 01:47:59 PM »
After "hearing" about fairy bread I really wanted to try to make some (I love baking bread).  I went on-line and... well - I'd really appreciate it if the Aussies here could post their recipes (or tell me where to find them).

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2012, 02:41:36 PM »
I'm not AU, but I've always just used white bread from the store, margarine (or soft butter) and sprinkles.  Is there a bread you can make with sprinkles already in it?

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2012, 06:01:20 PM »
I've never made this, but I googled a couple of recipes, and they were the same.  Spread margarine on pieces of white bread and top with sprinkles.

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2012, 09:06:12 PM »
Nom.

I might need to try it.   ;D

http://www.food.com/recipe/fairy-bread-39337

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2012, 02:07:07 AM »
For proper, real fairy bread, don't forget to cut into triangles - 4 triangles per slice. Then you can use the crust as a 'handle', eat all the sprinkly bits and then feed the crust to the dog as is traditional  :)
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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2012, 03:57:19 AM »
For proper, real fairy bread, don't forget to cut into triangles - 4 triangles per slice. Then you can use the crust as a 'handle', eat all the sprinkly bits and then feed the crust to the dog as is traditional  :)

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2012, 04:11:55 AM »
Fairy Bread is a cultural icon, but I never actually liked it that much!
Use a loaf of white bread, spread with margerine, sprinkle with lots of hundreds and thousands.
And POD to Iris- four triangles is a must

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2012, 05:30:34 AM »
Pod to the others. White bread, margarine or soft butter, and hundreds and thousands, cut into triangles, served on a plastic plate at kids (and some adult) birthday parties!

There is debate about whether hundreds and thousands (tiny round balls) or sprinkles are better.
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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2012, 06:41:45 AM »
Pod to the others. White bread, margarine or soft butter, and hundreds and thousands, cut into triangles, served on a plastic plate at kids (and some adult) birthday parties!

There is debate about whether hundreds and thousands (tiny round balls) or sprinkles are better.

And I am most certainly in the hundreds and thousands camp. They taste a lot better to me.
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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2012, 11:29:23 AM »
Pod to the others. White bread, margarine or soft butter, and hundreds and thousands, cut into triangles, served on a plastic plate at kids (and some adult) birthday parties!

There is debate about whether hundreds and thousands (tiny round balls) or sprinkles are better.

And I am most certainly in the hundreds and thousands camp. They taste a lot better to me.

I love different words!

Hundreds of Thousands = nonpareils
Sprinkles - Jimmies
Right?

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2012, 08:04:58 PM »
In our experience, Jimmies and Sprinkles are silimlar but not matching.

Both are slightly elongated bits of decorative sugar.  In NYC, Jimmies are chocolate (or at least brown).  Sprinkles are the multi-colored version of the same creature.  Frankly, neither have much taste but they look pretty on a cake.

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2012, 01:24:13 AM »
All right people let the Aussie tell you how it is done  ;D

Get the whitest, fluffiest, squarest, shop bought bread you can lay your hands one. It's got to be the supermarket, mass produced stuff, no bakery bread here.

Slather it with margarine or if you must spreadable butter. Never real butter.

Pour on as many hundreds and thousands as you can get to stick. I do this in a baking tray to catch all the ones that fall off. Hundreads and thousands are the multi-coloured ball shaped sprinkles. These are the only permittable sprinkles to be used  ;)

Cut into triangles and make sure the kids get some before the adults devour them all.

I made 2 loaves worth for DD"s 1st birthday. DH didn't think we needed it but it was the most popular food at the party!

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #12 on: July 23, 2012, 02:43:19 AM »
Pod to the others. White bread, margarine or soft butter, and hundreds and thousands, cut into triangles, served on a plastic plate at kids (and some adult) birthday parties!

There is debate about whether hundreds and thousands (tiny round balls) or sprinkles are better.

And I am most certainly in the hundreds and thousands camp. They taste a lot better to me.

I love different words!

Hundreds of Thousands = nonpareils
Sprinkles - Jimmies
Right?

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #13 on: July 23, 2012, 02:50:33 AM »
Can I just love this thread for a moment?

First of all, I love fairy anything, and I've never even heard of fairy bread. Adorable!

Secondly, I get to add "hundreds and thousands" to my mind as a sweet word for tiny multi-colored candy sprinkly things. (Here, almost any of those types of things are referred to as "sprinkles", which is also an adorable word.)

Hurray thread, and fairy things, and great words for sweets! ^^

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Re: authentic fairy bread recipe
« Reply #14 on: July 23, 2012, 03:35:18 AM »
All right people let the Aussie tell you how it is done  ;D

Get the whitest, fluffiest, squarest, shop bought bread you can lay your hands one. It's got to be the supermarket, mass produced stuff, no bakery bread here.

Slather it with margarine or if you must spreadable butter. Never real butter.

Pour on as many hundreds and thousands as you can get to stick. I do this in a baking tray to catch all the ones that fall off. Hundreads and thousands are the multi-coloured ball shaped sprinkles. These are the only permittable sprinkles to be used  ;)

Cut into triangles and make sure the kids get some before the adults devour them all.

I made 2 loaves worth for DD"s 1st birthday. DH didn't think we needed it but it was the most popular food at the party!

I took some to a thirty something birthday party. They looked hilarious sitting beside all the grown up foods but everyone loved them and devoured the lot!