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Fairy Bread

Desserts from Issue 7 – Summer 2015 – Spectrum

“Come up here, O dusty feet! Here is fairy bread to eat.” So begins the Robert Louis Stevenson poem that may have inspired this Australian childhood delight. Bread (white, sliced), slathered with butter, and scattered with a dusting of rainbow sprinkles—it is whimsy in snack form.

serves 6

  • 6 slices soft white bread, crusts optional
  • 2 Tbsp softened butter
  • rainbow sprinkles

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    Spread bread with butter and shower with sprinkles whilst channeling fairy powers. For smaller mouths, cut into triangles.