Bat Bread

Slice of Bat Bread for Halloween Well it’s that time of year to do something freaky, so I baked a fresh loaf of bat.

Spooky Loaf of Bat Bread
This bread is simply fangtastic.

Step by Step photo to make bread art
What’s the matter, bat got your tongue? MuuWaaahaahaaa.
My helper My little guy mastering the skills of bread art. What can I say, it’s in his blood.

Batty Bat Bread
Ahhhhh, I’m a sucker for Halloween.

Bat Bread
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Serves: 12
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons vampire blood (optional)
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast (1 packet)
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 9 bat whiskers, minced (optional)
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 4 troll teeth (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons dark unsweetened cocoa powder
  1. Stir the warm water and yeast in the bread machine, wait 5 minutes for it to foam. Then add remaining ingredients (except the cocoa powder). Set on dough setting.
  2. Separate into 2 dough balls, the white dough ball slightly larger.
  3. Put the smaller dough ball into your mixer with the paddle attachment and add 2 TBSP cocoa powder, mix for about 5 minutes, adding more powder if necessary.
  4. Shape your bread using my photos as a guide.
  5. Place into a greased 9×5″ bread loaf pan. Cover with a towel. Let it rise for 30 minutes.
  6. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.


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