Cheesy Penguin Breads

Rolls, Christmas, Buffet, Kids, Baking

Great British Chefs have just launched their free Cooking with Kids App in association with Tesco where you can find some fabulous seasonal recipes. I was invited to re-create one of these recipes with my daughter and after having a look at all the tasty offerings I knew immediately which recipe we had to make – Cheesy Penguins Breads by Andy Waters. I say we, what I mean is which recipe she could make. The beauty of all the recipes is that however young your children are they will be at least a few steps along the way that they can help out with. There are also lots of really useful videos showing children basic skills in the kitchen. As my daughter is 10 and a mean bread maker I just sat back and watched her do her thing and took the photos! I do still place her creations in and out of the oven but should probably start letting her do that too now.

Rolls, Christmas, Buffet, Kids, Baking

Not only did my daughter enjoy grating all the cheese, kneading and making the penguin shapes but she also had to use her mathematics skills along the way which is a bonus.

Rolls, Christmas, Buffet, Kids, Baking

These Cheesy Penguin Breads not only looked cute but they tasted absolutely divine and we enjoyed them with a bowl of onion soup. They would certainly make a lovely addition to a Christmas Buffet.

Do go and check out this and all the other Kids recipes over at Great British Chefs and get cooking with you kids!

Rolls, Christmas, Buffet, Kids, Baking

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  1. Brackenheart

    Why have I only just found these? Sound delicious! Really must try baking them 😉

  2. Charlie Brunton

    I love these, I’m a cheese addict and I love penguins, it’s like these were made for me!

  3. Galina V

    These cheesy penguin breads look absolutely adorable. My younger son would love them.

    1. Camilla

      My daughter certainly enjoyed making them:-)

  4. tiggerific1973

    These are so cute and look really tasty! :)

    1. Camilla

      They were fab:-)

  5. Jane Davies

    These would be perfect for my daughter who is not only cheese obsessed but penguin obsessed too ! Can’t wait to make these for her birthday in July and see her face 😀

    1. Camilla

      Fab Jane:-)

  6. Jane McColl

    these are just so cute, must give this a go|

  7. William Gould

    Reminds me Boudin’s Bakery in San Francisco, where they make their (delicious sourdough) bread into all different animals! Turtles, crocodiles etc They do it against a street window so you can watch!

    1. Camilla

      Sounds fab:-)

  8. Ursula Hunt

    Cute and tasty

  9. Paul Wilson

    Is there a way to control how soft the crust is? I like soft crusts for sandwiches, but they always come out too crusty for my liking.

    1. Camilla

      All I know is that what starts out crusty looses its crustiness with time. When you freeze & thaw rolls they become soft, equally if you wrap freshly baked bread in a bag or airtight container it also becomes soft – it needs air to be crusty.

  10. Jane Middleton

    Love these, look yummy

  11. Anne Dalzell

    i know mine will never turn out as good as yours but oh boy am i going to try these.

    1. Camilla

      Well my daughter made these Anne so I’m sure if a 10 year old (as she was at the time) can do it you’ll fly:-)

  12. Tracy Nixon

    This would appeal to my kids! tiger bread, penguin bread….what species is next!? lol!

  13. Paul Wilson

    Do they work as a granary?

    1. Camilla

      I’ve never tried!

  14. Penelope Harper

    I’ve told my granddaughter about this receipe. She loves cooking unusual things and this fits the bill completely. They look Yummy so I’ll look forward to tasting one when they’re done. :)

  15. Ursula Hunt

    Great for encouraging my granddaughter to eat something, she is at that age of refusing everything

  16. Heather Haigh

    Aww those look great, and how nice to have another talented young cook.

    1. Camilla

      Aaw, thank you, I’ll pass on your compliment to my daughter:-)

  17. Maya Russell

    That’s something we could make this half term. They look so good.

  18. Hafsah

    These look cute and delicious!

  19. Paul Wilson

    How cute!

    1. Camilla

      You can’t beat a cute Penguin:-)

  20. webkin

    Awww they are really cute. Love penguins. Might try to make some of these :-)

  21. Sarah Mills

    My son would love to make and taste these x

    1. Camilla


  22. Jacqueline Meldrum

    They are super cute as is your daughter. She is already great in the kitchen I see. Such fun!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Jacqueline she is a mini Paul Hollywood LOL! I couldn’t knead bread as well as her when I was a teenager!

  23. Jane Willis

    These are so cute, and they sound delicious too!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Jane, they’re really tasty:-)

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