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There’s A Hack To Bring Your Stale Bread Back To Life

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There’s A Hack To Bring Your Stale Bread Back To Life

We don't know about you, but we've become a bit obsessed with bread during lockdown. If we're not knocking together a sourdough loaf, we're eating slice after slice, slathered in butter.

But there's nothing more annoying than when your tasty loaf goes stale just a couple of days in.

That's why we were thrilled to discover there's actually a way to bring old bread rolls back to life, and it couldn't be easier.

You don't need any fancy ingredients of baking know-how to salvage your bread. Simply wet it and then place it in the oven for a couple of minutes.

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That's literally it...

If you haven't eaten all your lockdown bread yet... don't despair (Credit: Pexels)
If you haven't eaten all your lockdown bread yet... don't despair (Credit: Pexels)

The tip was shared by one woman on Facebook group, Budget Friendly Meals Australia.

She wrote: "I've been conscious of reducing my waste and the job of using up stale bread rolls has always been a problem.

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"There's only so many breadcrumbs I can keep in the freezer and my kids aren't a fan of defrosted rolls.

"My mum told me a trick her mum used to do back in the day, and it really works."

When running the loaf under the tap, it only needs a splash of water, otherwise it will just go soggy.

You can even dab it with a damp tea towel to achieve the same effect.

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You can also dab your bread with a tea towel (Credit: Pexels)
You can also dab your bread with a tea towel (Credit: Pexels)

When you put it in the oven, make sure its at a low heat, and you don't leave it unchecked for too long.

It's important to remember that this trick only works on an unsliced loaf, so your pre-sliced Hovis might be unsalvageable... sorry!

But it's still a great tip for a loaf that's slightly past its best, or if you've baked a bunch of mini bread rolls and not got round to munching them all yet.

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BRB, just off to salvage all our stale bread!

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Topics: Life News, Tasty Food, Baking, Tasty

Joanna Freedman
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