Cloud bread has re-surfaced. (Getty Photographs)
Baking has seen an increase in recognition throughout lockdown, with our social media feeds full of banana bread and sourdough starters.
If you happen to’re bored of creating the identical outdated loaves, you’ll be glad about the resurrection of cloud bread.
It’s certainly not a brand new invention, however it has lately resurfaced on TikTok after one individual’s recipe amassed greater than four million likes on the favored social media web site.
The bread seems fairly regular from the surface, however once you open it up it’s gentle, pillowy and vibrant blue – or no matter meals colouring you determine so as to add – and it’s simply the form of mesmerising recipe all of us want through the college holidays.
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If you wish to make the bread, which will get its title resulting from its cloud-like consistency, then the TikTok person shares a ‘find out how to’ along with her followers on her account.
So far as bread goes – for those who can name it that – it’s actually fairly easy.
Begin with three egg whites, 10g of cornstarch and 30g of white sugar. You possibly can add vanilla extract for sweetness and meals colouring for those who fancy a special hue.
Whisk the egg whites till they’re bubbly earlier than including the cornstarch and white sugar.
If you happen to’re doing this and not using a scale, the person says: “you should use 2tbsp and a pinch of white sugar and rather less than 1tbsp of cornstarch.”
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After all the things is mixed, you will want to maintain whisking till gentle peaks type – in an analogous method to the approach you’d use with a meringue.
Transfer it onto a baking tray and create any form you need earlier than placing it within the oven for 25 minutes at 150C.
The result’s a fluffy, ethereal dessert which appears to divide opinions.
Whereas some individuals liked it, others described it as tasting like “soggy eggs”.
The decision continues to be out, however on the very least it’ll be a enjoyable experiment to attempt at house.