Bread Baking Day #56 – A Bread Fashion Show!!

I was very excited when Zora emailed me and asked if I would be willing to host the next Bread Baking Day! Picking a theme turned out to be harder than I imagined. As you can see from the archives, Bread Baking Day has been going on for 56 months. That’s 4.67 years, people, and even more bread! I wanted to pick something that would be a learning experience for me, but also something fun for other bread bakers of all experience levels as well. I finally decided on something that I think will be a lot of fun, and a bit different!

This month I challenge you to bake a bread, any bread you want, whether sweet or savory- and to make it beautiful! I’m talking about decorating the crust of your bread. You may use anything you want – seeds, nuts, herbs or vegetables , dried fruit, make designs in flour or cocoa powder, paint it on with food coloring, additional dough, whatever gets your creative juices flowing. Let’s have a bread fashion show!

How to participate in Bread Baking Day #56:

  • Bake a yeasted (commercial or wild yeast) bread. It can be sweet or savory. 
  • Make it pretty. Create a design of some sort using either seeds, nuts, herbs or leaves, dried fruit, food coloring, etc. You can use any material you want as long as you purposefully design something on the crust. 
  • Take a picture of your beautiful bread and blog about it, linking back to this announcement. 
  • Email me at [email protected] with BBD#56 in the subject line and include the following items:
    • Your name
    • Where you are from
    • The name and URL of your blog 
    • The name of your bread and how you created your design
    • The URL of the post 
    • A photo of your bread
Please bake your bread, post to your blog, and email me before February 1, 2013. I will compile all the results and release an awesome roundup of all the bread that was baked on February 5, 2013.

And please check out all the awesome colored breads that were made last month for Bread Baking Day #55, hosted by Katha-kocht!

I can’t wait to see all the gorgeous breads you come up with! ๐Ÿ™‚ 

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    January 6, 2013 at 6:33 PM

    Ooooh, fun! I always forget about Bread Baking Day but I won't this month ๐Ÿ™‚

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      January 7, 2013 at 6:02 PM

      I know, I tend to forget to check, too, Korena! Glad to know you will join in this month! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    My Italian Smorgasbord
    January 7, 2013 at 1:44 PM

    what a cool topic! I will try to be there. ps: I published the fish I told you about, thanks for the inspiration

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      January 7, 2013 at 6:08 PM

      Thanks! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for the fish recipe! Now to work up enough courage to try it! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Lynn Huntley
    January 7, 2013 at 7:11 PM

    Wow~What a fun way to eat more bread!! Bread Baking Day is new to me but I will definitely give it a try!! Thanks~

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    January 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM

    a wonderful excuse to try at last – no, I won't tell beforehand, that what immediately sprang to mind and I think I will enjoy this!

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    January 12, 2013 at 6:14 AM

    I had no idea you were hosting BBD! Why didn't you tell me?? Well..I'll definitely be making a bread for it!!

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