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Has anyone tried snake before? I hadn't before I made these and I must say they taste a bit like scone! My son's eyes lit up when I showed him a snake, a definite hit. Well, lets take a closer look inside 'the pit', don't be afraid, they won't bite;)
These snakes are pretty ugly. The one on the left sports season all salt while the one on the right wears dark green food colouring (although you can't tell) and his name is Slytherin.

We're starting to get a bit more fashionable. These are covered in coloured sugar.

Very hip. My husband said the one on the left looks like a Rainbow Serpent .

Then there's ones that always have to be different!
If you're not into snakes:
try some very yummy cinnamon and sugar bread sticks.

Home-baked Bread Sticks

2 cups self-raising flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup polyunsaturated oil
3/4 cup skim milk

1 egg white, lighlty beaten

Savoury Toppings:
poppy seeds, seasame seeds, caraway seeds, mixed Italian herbs, Cajun spice, parmesn cheese, coarse salt, garlic powder, chilli powder etc

Sweet Toppings:
cinnamon sugar, hundreds and thousands, sprinkles. I used cachous for the eyes and large rainbow sprinkles for the tongues

1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Line 2 baking trays.

2. Sift flour and salt into a bowl. Add oil and milk. Mix together with a round-bladed knife to form a firm dough. Knead gently on a lighlty floured surface until smooth.

3. Cut the dough into 24 equal pieces. Roll each piece of dough into a 30-cm rope. Place 2.5 cm apart on baking trays.

4. Brush dough with egg whites. Sprinkle with toppings.

5. Bake until golden, about 10 minutes. Place baking trays on wire cooling racks and cool for 10 minutes. Transfer bread sticks to rack and cool completely.
Makes 24 breadsticks

To make spiral bread sticks, roll 30-cm ropes lightly in flour (I forgot to do that part) then wrap around oiled wooden chopsticks, I used a brush and brushed on the oil. Bake as above. Cool before gently removing from chopstick.


  1. Ha surely a nice idea ! great for boys. Well they re kind of cute too but mostly they re delicious !

  2. I'm not a reptile fan, but those are the cutest snakes I've ever seen!

  3. these are cool... the girls would love these

  4. The snakes are great.
    why have you not put thomas the tank engine cake on your blog

  5. Hi
    great idea the kids will love them.
    I will be looking each week to see your other creations. you should publish a book or make a mag every three month or have a subsciption so we can buy your future idear,

  6. Snooky Doodle: I agree, boys would love these.

    The Blonde Duck: Awww, thanks.

    This Girl Loves To Talk: I'm sure they'd love to help make them too!

    Anonymous: Dad, Tommy Boy will be up next monday.

    Anonymous: You flatter me! haha. I'm glad you like my creations:)

  7. I LOVE your snakes! So clever and effective. Particularly love the litte tongues.
    I want snakes!!!!!!

  8. I've lost my self in your pretty blog!
    Beautiful snakes

  9. What a great idea making these snakes!

  10. This is a wonderful idea!

  11. Great design! But i wonder would kids will like this. ;)