OK guys, we are going to take a little detour down down Memory Lane to our favorite childhood treats. I spent a lot of time conning my brother into giving me all his pennies, which incidentally, he was stealing from Dad, so I could go to this tiny little market inside a house and buy like…five dollars worth of penny candy. In return for his generous donation, I would give my brother about five to ten candies.
Such a great sister I am, right?
Anyway, now that I have kids, and the internet, I’ve discovered this super strange, but also delightful, treat called Fairy Bread.
When I first heard of it, I thought it sounded awful. Butter? With sprinkles? What?? But kids the world over agree that Fairy Bread is the best thing since, well, sliced bread. Kids are smart.
Fairy Bread is actually a super popular children’s treat in Australia, which is where this recipe hails from. I tried to stay true to its original intent, to be as authentic as possible.
My biggest, and probably most important tip, when it comes to making this treat, is to put the bread inside of a container to apply the sprinkles. Trust me, unless you want a countertop and floor covered with annoying sprinkles, put the bread in a container to trap those crazy buggers as they fly around. But other than that, you can’t get much simpler than this. Want to make some Fairy Bread with me?
- 4 Slices White Bread
- 3 Tbsp Butter, at room temperature
- 1/2 C Sprinkles
- Remove the crusts from each slice of bread. Gently spread each slice with butter, then cover with sprinkles, patting down gently so they stick.
- Slice each piece of Fairy Bread into triangles and serve.
What is YOUR favorite childhood treat? Tell me in the comments!