Homemade "Deco-Pen" bread

Homemade "Deco-Pen" bread

Even if you don't have a store-bought chocolate decorating pens, as long as you have instant coffee and flour, you can draw cute faces on bread. I made my daughter's favorite Anpanman characters.


Bread dough
I made 5 this time
☆Instant coffee granules
1 teaspoon
☆Bread (strong) flour
1 teaspoon
☆Hot water
a small amount


1. Make any bread dough you like.
2. Mix the ingredients marked ☆ together to make the homemade "deco-pen" liquid. Draw the face on the formed dough with a toothpick.
3. Bake the bread and it's done!
4. Even though I'm all thumbs, I could make these.
5. Draw faces on kabocha squash cookies for Halloween.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make an Anpanman shaped bun for my bread-loving daughter, but I didn't have an chocolate decorating pen. I wondered if I could make the bread anyway with what I had on hand.