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5 Fantastic Character Bread Recipes

| Art , Bread

Shirley Wong never fails to amaze with her detailed and creative recipes. And while bento is her signature specialty, she's a big fan of bread, too! Be sure to check out the five delightful character bread recipes below!

5. Brown & Cony Pull-Apart Bread Recipe

Brown and Cony are the lovey-dovey mascots for the Line messaging app used across Asia. Follow the recipe below to make yummy, fluffy Brown and Cony pull-apart bread. Kisses optional!

4. Totoro Bread Foodart

Who doesn’t love Totoro? The bases of the Totoro, Chibi-Totoro and soot sprites are simply formed from slices of bread. The big Totoro is colored with a layer of matcha jam spread, with details added using bread and chocolate fudge. The soot sprites, on the other hand, are colored with sesame spread. Simple? Sure! Adorable? Absolutely!

3. Baymax Nutella Milk Bread Recipe

Shirley used Hokkaido milk for this recipe, filling it with a generous helping of chocolaty Nutella spread. Baymax's face is colored with a black edible food pen. Do you hug him or eat him? Follow the recipe below and decide for yourself!

2. Totoro Melon Pan Bread Recipe

This homemade chocolate melon pan (melon bread) recipe was created using Valrhona cocoa powder. Otherwise, it's basically just your standard bread ingredients—though you'll need cake flour and egg for the melon crust on Totoro's tummy. See the directions below!

1. Winnie the Pooh Tsum Tsum Bread Recipe

Based on Disney's adorable stackable plushies, these pull-apart bread buns are sure to find their way into your heart—before they find their way into your stomach! Featuring Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore and Piglet, most of the colors are achieved naturally using dehydrated vegetable powders—so these guys are not only cute, they're also healthy!