Turtle bread Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Turtle bread is a fun and creative bread recipe that resembles a cute turtle. This adorable bread is made by shaping the dough into a turtle shape and adding details like eyes, a shell, and legs. The bread is soft and fluffy on the inside, with a slightly crispy crust. It's perfect for kids and adults alike, and makes a great addition to any bread basket or party spread.

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3hr 35minstotal
3hr Prep
3hr 35m.total
3hr Prep
Turtle bread

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Ingredients for Turtle bread Recipe

  • 0.60 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 0.45 teaspoon Active Dry Yeast
  • 1/5 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/5 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/5 cup Warm Water
  • 0.40 tablespoon Olive Oil

Directions: Turtle Bread Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large bowl, combine flour, yeast, sugar, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 2.Add warm water and olive oil to the dry ingredients. Stir until a dough forms.
  • STEP 3.Knead the dough on a floured surface for about 5 minutes, until smooth and elastic.
  • STEP 4.Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover with a damp cloth, and let it rise for 1-2 hours, until doubled in size.
  • STEP 5.Punch down the dough and divide it into two portions. Shape one portion into a round ball for the turtle's body.
  • STEP 6.Take the other portion and divide it into four smaller balls for the turtle's legs.
  • STEP 7.Attach the legs to the body by gently pressing them onto the dough.
  • STEP 8.Use a knife to make cuts on the turtle's body to create a shell pattern.
  • STEP 9.Place the turtle bread on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Cover and let it rise for another 30 minutes.
  • STEP 10.Preheat the oven to 375掳F (190掳C).
  • STEP 11.Bake the turtle bread for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown.
  • STEP 12.Remove from the oven and let it cool before serving.
  • STEP 13.Enjoy your adorable turtle bread!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the water used for the dough is warm, but not too hot, as it can kill the yeast.
  • You can use food coloring to tint the turtle's shell or add sesame seeds for texture.
  • Feel free to get creative with the turtle's facial features using edible decorations like raisins or chocolate chips.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the turtle bread in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.
  • To serve, slice the turtle bread and enjoy it as is or with your favorite spreads.
  • This bread is a great addition to a themed party or as a fun surprise for kids' lunchboxes.
calories per serving
9 g Fat< 1 g Protein2 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp