What is Cloud bread, this cloud-shaped bread?

Low-calorie, gluten-free bread with the texture of a cloud, anyone? Cloud bread will become your secret recipe to amaze your loved ones!

 C'est quoi le Cloud bread, ce pain en forme de nuage ?

Have you heard of 'cloud bread'? This airy bread is a little nugget unearthed on social networks. Low in calories, this on-trend recipe has only three ingredients and can be made even without a mixer. In 30-35 minutes you get cloudy bread with mesmerizing colors. We share the cloud bread recipe here!

What is cloud bread?

Cloud bread only requires three ingredients: eggs, sugar and cornstarch . Initially, it was called 'oopsi bread', a nickname that suggests that an ingredient has been forgotten: flour! But this omission makes it possible to obtain gluten-free and carbohydrate-free bread, a very pleasant result for those who follow special diets. We grant you, the light and soft texture is closer to a meringue than a bun, but it's just as good! For a hypnotizing visual rendering, you just have to add a little food coloring, it's up to you to choose which color(s) to use.

The cloud bread recipe

For this recipe, you will need a whisk (manual or electric), an oven and baking paper.

The ingredients needed:

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 ½ spoons of cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons of white sugar
  • The dye(s) of your choice (optional)

You can also add vanilla, chocolate chips, food sprinkles...

The steps to follow:

  1. Preheat the oven to 150°C.
  2. Separate the egg whites from the egg yolks. Whisk egg whites until frothy.
  3. Add sugar and cornstarch. Whip the whites until you get a firmer texture.
  4. Place the ball of dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten it with the back of a tablespoon or spatula.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes. The cloud bread should be lightly golden on the surface when it comes out.

All you have to do is enjoy your cloud bread for breakfast with jam or spread, or as an aperitif, in a savory version, with tapenade , tarama or like a bun.

Source journaldesfemmes.fr