The Fresh Loaf

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Rattlesnake Bread!

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January 15, 2006 - 9:10pm -- pizzameister

Rather than simple bread sticks we cooked up some of these rattlers. A close up of the picture will reveal that its skin has scales. These were achieved by allowing the bread a final rise in open air after forming the snake. As the outer surface dries a crust will develop fairly quickly. This then splits and seperates into scales as the dough further expands. Just a simple french bread dough from the bag of KA flour, but cool fun for a rainy day indoors with the kids!


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Submitted by Floydm on

Nicely done. It was realistic enough to trigger a touch of shivers from this ophidiophobe. Snakes give me the heebie jeebies.

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Submitted by keyfall on

This is so damn cool! Thx for sharing it! I also love the frog. Never saw anything like this before! keyfall of the iphone game Team