Recipe by Jo
"A yeasted bread that's shaped like a turtle. Kid's love it!"
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1 (.25 ounce) package
warm water (110 degrees F)
raisins for decorating
This makes the best bread so easily!!! My six- year old helped me. I loved not having leftovers, the one loaf size is perfect to add to any diner.
My little 4 year old brother ate it all up, but I think that's only because he loves Mutant Ninja Turtles. I think this bread tastes pretty plain, still it looks cute.
The directions don't include the sugar. As I was finishing mixing, I realized I had just been following the directions without thinking. I added the sugar at the end of the mixing. The bread still turned out well, rising nicely in the oven. I substituted 1c. ww flour.
So cute! Easy and tasty, too.
Original review 4/1/06--Excellent bread! I used my bread machine to do part of the kneading. It looked a little sticky in the machine, so I added about 1/2 cup of wheat flour. Then it looked dry, so I added a little honey. It came out perfect---crusty outside, wonderful, white bread inside.
Note: 2nd time I made this, we made 'caterpillar bread'.
What a cute idea! I made this recently, and my little siblings loved it! The turtle-shaping instructions were easy to follow, and the finished product was adorable! The bread also tasted very good, and was moist and soft. I used a 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour in place of a 1/2 cup of white flour, and no one noticed the difference. Thanks for a fun and yummy recipe; I will make it again!
I had a ball making this for my next-door 2 yo twins' birthday this morning. Doubt I'll get a bite of it, so I can't rate on taste, but it is quick and easy and TCFW. I used 3 raisins for each eye and I don't know what instant yeast is so I just used my regular "active dry" and it seemed to work just fine. A great kids' recipe. Thank you for posting it. One of the boys liked it so well he said my name for the first time!
The end result of this is just, well, adorable. However, taste wise it is lacking. I plan to try this again, at another time, with a favorite more flavorful bread. It's actually quite quick to make though for a bread. I microwaved the milk, instead of cooking it on the stove, and the rise time is very little. The recipe also makes one kind of large loaf of bread. It is about the same size quantity wise of a typical loaf of bread.
This bread was my first attempt at making bread so I was pleased because it is really easy to do. It is very plain tasting bread so I'll probably make it again and try the salt on top or maybe put more salt in the recipe. I would recommend it though as it is very cute and I feel like making it again at some point. Give it a shot! You'll like it!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/15 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 15
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 112
** Calories from Fat: 14
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