December 02, 2013

Honey Croutons (蜂密面包干)

I believe we all have left over food sometimes. Be it we do some switch up to cook into something else or just throw it. I don't like the second way, throw it.... I try my very best to do a switch up to make it into something edible.

Normally when i cook ABC soup, the soup and meat will be very fast moving leaving the veges behind. With the left over veges, the potatoes and the carrots i will keep in the fridge to make my chicken pie fillings later. This round i have some stale bread in the fridge. I am going to make them into Honey crouton. It is a more healthier choice for the kids to take it as a tit-bits or a little snack.

Honey Crouton (蜂密面包干)
recipe source: Carol's 'The second book of baking for the begineers'


4 pieces of stable bread (i am using my left over Oat meal sandwich loaf)
30 g castor sugar
20 g honey
15 g unsalted butter
15 g dairy whipped cream
a pinch of salt

To do:

Cut the bread into cubes.

Spread them onto a baking tray and baked them at 150C for 15 minutes.

Melt unsalted butter add in castor sugar and stir well.

Add in honey, salt and whipped cream, mixed well.

Add the toasted bread cubes into the above mixture and toss to coat well.

Arrange the coated bread cubes onto a baking tray and bake at 150C for 15 minutes or until it is crispy. When it is cool, store them in a air tight container or a cookies jar. I bet you, your cookies jar will be keep digging by the old kids and the young kids :D :D

This post is linked to the event, Little Thumbs up organised by Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids and me, my little favourite DIY, hosted by Vivian from Vivian Pang Kitchen, at this post.


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  1. Hi Doreen,

    Old kids and young kids like these... How about old auntie like me??? Please spare me a jar if you have any leftover... LOL!


  2. nice one... good alternative to my potato chips! wakakaka

  3. mui mui, such a good idea to use up stale bread. I love to eat crispy stuff and these honey croutons would be perfect!

  4. Doreen , I don't usually have stale bread but if I have it , for sure I'm gonna try this honey-flavored croutons ! Those croutons certainly looks yummy !

  5. Doreen,
    Great idea, we always have to buy croutons from the supermart, now we can do it ourselves, thanks for the idea! :)

  6. honey flavored croutons sound interesting...looks crisp and yumm !

  7. Hi Mui Mui, very good idea for left over bread. Healthy and yummy snacks :)

  8. Doreen,
    Great idea. It makes yummy tidbits! I'll have this in mind in future if I have leftover bread.

  9. all the croutons i have come across are savoury! what a great idea to make sweet ones!

  10. Hi Doreen,
    This is a wonderful way of using leftover breads! These croutons would be great used in salads! Thanks for sharing!

  11. Hi Mui Mui, excellent idea. I love croutons in salad, yours look so good.



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