Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Fun shape bread

Bake bread in fun shapes for kids
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Granted you can cut a slice in any shape with a cookie cutter or knife, but for those of use without artistic abilities or SpongeBob Squarepants cookie cutters this would be slick.

Bread makers would have to come up with molds for the dough to rise/bake in, which would be about the only change from the way things are done now. If they wanted to get fancy, they could color the bread.

Suggestions: Geometric shapes (other than square/rectangle - circular bread for your bologna!), cartoon characters, letters, numbers, holiday themes.

phoenix, Dec 24 2001

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Baked for centuries in Finland [Pellepeloton, Oct 06 2006]

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       why do kids have all the fun? I used to write messages on their toast with the end of a spoon; endless fun!
po, Dec 24 2001

       somebody will ask how, you indent the bread with a tool e.g. end of a spoon and then toast
po, Dec 24 2001

       I can't think of any reason there couldn't be adult versions. Any ideas?
phoenix, Dec 24 2001

       Eh, none of those are what I'm imagining. I'm thinking about sliced loaf bread, white or wheat, for making kids' sandwiches. Except with a cross-sectional design or shape.
phoenix, Dec 25 2001

       hollowed out loaves make ideal slippers or fancy headwear for when friends or relatives drop by. Toast can also be used for novelty drink coasters.
benfrost, Dec 30 2001

po, Dec 30 2001

       I wouldn't suggest asking a poll of adults what they think of this … I'm sure kids would love the easy bake version, though.
reensure, Dec 30 2001

       First you make food look like humans and then you eat it. Promoting cannibalism?
Pellepeloton, Oct 06 2006

       in other words, you'd want the bread to look like it had been extruded. It would sort of look (for example)like a valentine heart roll of pilbury "slice and bake" cookies, but without the "background" part.   

       I'll have a ham and swiss on heart shaped rye, please.   

-wess, Oct 09 2006


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