The Walking Bread
Love can take root in the unlikeliest of places and can be as hard to kill as
a walker. Will you say ‘I do’ to this most heart-warming of dishes?
© 2021 Rick Grains / Orion Books · Reproduced with permission. · Recipes are from The Walking Bread, published by Trapeze in hardback and eBook, priced £9.99/£5.99
You may want to cut down the sponge fingers with a sharp knife to get them to the appropriate length.
Warm the chocolate over a bath of water until it is ready to spread.
Using a knife, cover the sponge fingers.
Take a piece of flaked almond and apply to the tip to create the fingernail.
Use a toothpick to draw creases in the chocolate.
Mix the food colours with a small amount of water and then use the brush to apply first the green to colour the finger and then red to the base of the ring finger.
Use a brush to add the cocoa powder, creating an ageing effect.
Finally, create the ‘ring’ using sweets and edible glue and attach it to the finger.
Go forward in the knowledge that one or both of you is likely to turn into a lifeless bloodsucking monster... but hey, that’s marriage.