Recipes Using Stale Bread

Bread that doesn't get used right away can go stale pretty easily. Don't throw it out though, there are plenty of delicious recipe that can make good use of that stale bread. This page contains recipes using stale bread.

June 13, 2011 Flag
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Use up odds and ends of any kind of bread by mixing eggs, milk, vanilla, or other flavor (however you like your french toast) and then add all your bits and pieces of bread to the egg mixture. If it all falls apart, that's ok, because you will scoop it up and cook it in your waffle iron that's been heated and sprayed with a no-stick cooking spray. You'll have the easiest and best tasting waffles ever.

Source: I found a huge pack of hamburger buns that were really stale and I didn't want to throw them away. They provided us breakfast, lunch, or dinner for about a week!


By Linda from Adrian, MI

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June 14, 20110 found this helpful

That sounds like an excellent idea!

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June 14, 20110 found this helpful

Do you have some sort of measurements of ingredients, as I would like to try this. Thanks!

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June 14, 20110 found this helpful

I think this is a fantastic idea! But I would also like to have a better idea on the measurement of ingredients, or description of what it looks like before you cook it. Example, does it look like a thick mush,damp bread,or more liquid? Seems to me it would have to be a really thick mush consistency to cook on a waffle iron without making a mess. I'd love to make this for my family,it would be a great way to get rid of hamburger/hot dog buns!

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January 2, 20130 found this helpful

Stale Bread - Don't Forget the Birds!

I had a few slices shy of a whole loaf of 7-grain bread that was very stale, but not molded. I felt guilty throwing it out, so I broke the slices into very small pieces. I had a jar of peanut butter, that I wasn't going to use as I am not a peanut butter fan, so I mixed the pb into the bread pieces.

As luck would have it, I had almost a full jar of honey that I bought from a local beekeeper, but was not fond of the taste. I microwaved it until a pourable liquid and drizzled the honey over the well-mixed pb bread. For the next part, I suggest remove all rings - I didn't and was very sorry afterward! I dug in by hand and thoroughly incorporated the honey into the bread/peanut butter.

Even though it was late afternoon and getting dark, I immediately took the mixture out and spread in small clumps - golf ball size - on the ground near the birdfeeders. Do not put in the birdfeeders! I laid out at least 4 pounds. This morning I looked to see if the birds went for it. I am still in shock - I can see only a few small specks left on the ground. It is completely gone! I am definitely going to mix up another batch.

Buy the very cheapest peanut butter and combine it with stale bread will feed our bird friends and keep them and yourself happy through the winter. Even without honey, I'm sure the birds will go wild over it. Don't forget to keep your birdfeeders full with seeds at all times too!

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November 20, 2004 Flag
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Hi, I am looking for uses for stale bread. I thought that would make a nice Brainstorm. Anne

April 10, 20050 found this helpful

Toast, & crush them and they are bread crumbs.

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December 23, 20060 found this helpful

French Toast in France is "pain perdu," which translates as "lost bread," since it saves bread which would otherwise be thrown out or "lost."

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November 26, 20070 found this helpful

We have used day old hot dog buns topped with ingredients to make pizza bread. We have also used day old bread topped with butter and toasted as a side to Pasta's. Toasted cheese sandwich's are ok using day old bread.

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June 28, 20080 found this helpful

Garlic bread, Michael: lol

Use loaf of STALE French bread cut into slices about an inch thick. You should get about 24 after sliced. Lay out on foil and on a cookie sheet a 9 x 13in shallow pan sheet standard should fit all or most of the 24 pieces then butter or margarine or "I cant believe it's not butter" them and generously add garlic powder, a pinch of tony's seasoning, or seasoning .Sprinkle with parsley flakes for flavor and color then lightly sprinkle Worcestershire sauce on each piece. Not too much just a few drops evenly if you can.

Broil in oven just until butter melts probably about 8- 10 min, and don't overdo. Immediately and generously dust with Parmesan cheese and serve immediately with steak dinner. I try to time the bread at the end of cooking process so that it comes out of the oven when I'm plating up the steaks. Makes a great snack too!

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April 13, 20160 found this helpful
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