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7 Ways to Transform Bread Into Dessert

By • June 6, 2014 • 2 Comments

On many occasions, baking a multi-step layer cake or whipping a creamy semifreddo is an accomplished and therapeutic process. On other days, when your kitchen is sweltering and life has thrown one too many curveballs, the most you can muster is to pour a glass of milk to go with the stale box of chocolate wafers sitting on your fridge. 

This is where everyman's bread steps in, rescuing you from jumping ship on dessert. The following seven recipes look past bread pudding, cleverly transforming a pantry staple into treats worthy of a dinner party. 

Anthony Myint's French Toast Crunch by Genius Recipes

Anthony Myint's French Toast Crunch

 

Berry Summer Pudding by Merrill Stubbs

Berry Summer Pudding

 

Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches by Alice Medrich

Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches

 

Alex Raij's Croissants a la Plancha by Genius Recipes

Alex Raij's Croissants a la Plancha

 

Marmalade Bread Pudding by Izy Hossack

Marmalade Bread Pudding

 

Pane Fritto (Fried Bread) by Emiko

Pane Fritto (Fried Bread)

 

Oozy Cherries Bread and Butter Pudding by HungryLarder

Oozy Cherries Bread and Butter Pudding

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2 months ago Robin Jacobs

Bread lover's Nirvana!!!

Me

2 months ago Kenzi Wilbur

Kenzi is the Managing Editor of Food52.

I love everything about this roundup.