Australian Fairy Bread

Fairy bread is an Australian masterpiece and a birthday party isn’t a birthday party without piles of them. Fairy bread is made with just three simple ingredients- soft white bread, butter, and rainbow sprinkles. They’re surprisingly tasty. Mention fairy bread to an Australian adult and you will likely be met with a sigh as they warmly remember childhood birthday parties.

Australian Fairy Bread

Australian Fairy Bread

For something so simple, 3 ingredients, it's amazing how it it is THE favorite party snack for kids and nostalgic adults in Australia.
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Course: Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine: australian, British
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Author: My Hungry Traveler


  • Spreading knife
  • Cutting board


  • 6 slices Fluffy white bread
  • ½ cup Butter, at room temperature
  • ½ cup Rainbow sprinkles ("100s and 1000s" in Aussie)


  • Spread butter to the edges of each slice of bread. Leave crusts on or cut them off.
  • Pour pour sprinkles over the bread and softly press ito the butter. Slice bread into triangles.


Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.4mg

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