Published on June 3rd, 2013 | by Julie Finn2
How-to: Edible Bread Dough Sculptures
Want an awesome decoration that’s also a healthy appetizer at your next party? How about a special side dish for a Father’s Day dinner that’s also a work of art? Or how about just a really fun rainy day kid’s craft that’s also lunch?
Edible bread sculptures start as play dough and end up as tasty masterpieces. Bread dough is easy enough for a kid to sculpt, but the finished loaf holds detail surprisingly well, making it a satisfying craft for even older artists, who won’t be disappointed with the results.
This bread dragon, served with a cashew and spinach spread, will grace the table at my kiddo’s dragon-themed ninth-birthday party, but our dinners are often served with bread turtles, bread snowmen, bread monsters, and more, all made by the kids just for fun and just as happily eaten–whole wheat bread, consumed without complaint!
Here’s how to make your own edible bread sculptures: