Teddy Bear Bread

TeddyBearBread Teddy Bear Bread

Create your own edible bear!


  • 1 packet whole wheat bread mix
  • 3/4 cup mixed seeds (e.g. sesame, sunflower, flax seed) Flour for kneading
  • 2 raisins for eyes
  • 1/4 cup low fat milk
  • For serving:
  • 1/2 cup low fat ricotta
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  • Large mixing bowl
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Cookie tray
  • Baking paper


    1. Make the bread dough according to the directions on the packet. Add your seed mix.
    2. After the dough first rises, knock down the dough and form into one large ball (body), one medium ball (head), 4 small balls (legs) and 3 tiny balls (ears and snout).
    3. On a lined baking tray, position the balls to make a teddy shape.
    4. To make Teddy’s eyes, brush the dough with milk and push in 2 raisins.
    5. Cover Teddy with a clean tea towel and keep him in a warm place until he has doubled in size.
    6. Bake 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes, then reduce to 375 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 20 minutes or until Teddy sounds hollow when you tap his tummy
    7. In a small bowl, mix together the ricotta and honey.
    8. Spread bread with honey ricotta and eat!

    Mixed seeds can be optional for this recipe.

    Please Note raisins can be a choking for very young children


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