VIDEO: How to Make Totoro Poptarts

A fun breakfast baking project using the iconic shape of everyone's favorite Ghibli forest spirit

Here's a fun breakfast baking project using the iconic shape of everyone's favorite Ghibli forest spirit. kawaiisweetworld, a baking and crafting Youtube channel dedicated to making all sorts of cute things, have put together an instructional video on how to make Totoro poptarts. Get

 

Icing Recipe adapted from Allrecipes.com (http://bit.ly/rMZOaW)

Ingredients:
1 cup confectioners' sugar
2 T milk
2 teaspoons corn syrup
Food coloring

To prepare, stir together icing sugar, milk, and corn syrup, then color with desired food coloring

Poptarts "Recipe"
Makes 4 poptarts

Store bought or homemade pie crust (1 9" round)
Apple pie filling
1 Egg, beaten

Directions:
1. Cut out rectangles of pie crust with a rectangle cookie cutter or knife. Make sure you cut out an even number!
2. Spoon 1-2 T of apple pie filling over one rectangle
3. Lay second sheet of pie crust over apple pie filling, crimp edges with fork. Repeat for all pieces. 1 9" pie sheet makes about 4 poptarts
4. Cut small slits in top of poptart. Don't worry, these won't show up when you spread on icing!
5. Brush with beaten egg. Bake at 425 F for 15 minutes

Note: The icing may crack -- but it's okay! These poptarts are still super cute! :-)

 

 via @geekgirldiva

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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