Try our novel ways to cook with sliced bread to ensure you’ll never look at it the same way again.

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Sandwich, toast, sandwich, toast, repeat. Bread may be a kitchen staple but you probably feel you’ve reached a stalemate (sorry) on how to cook with it. 

 

1. Treacle tart

Use up day-old white bread to make this classic English dessert. See recipe for Treacle tart.

 

2. Fruity French toast

This fruity version of French toast served with honey and crème fraîche will become a fast favourite with your kids over the summer hols. See recipe for Fruity French toast.

 

3. Cheese and ham bread pudding.

Instead of a ham and cheese sandwich, whip up this savoury bread pudding to serve the kids at lunchtime. See recipe for Cheese and ham bread pudding.

 

4. Baked spinach eggs

Use wholemeal bread as cups to bake these yummy baked eggs for the next family breakfast. See recipe for Baked spinach eggs.

 

5. Cheesy chive and eggy toasts.

This delicious savoury dish will brighten up any rainy weekend morning. See recipe for Cheesy chive and eggy toasts.

 

6. Starry pizza bites.

The kids will devour this star-shaped pizza bread as quickly as you make it. See recipe for Starry pizza bites.

 

Stuck in a rut?

Only use ham for sandwiches? Take a look at our 11 uses for ham other than in sandwiches.