Cloud bread becomes the latest lockdown food trend to takeover Instagram and TikTok – Daily Mail

When lockdown started five months ago, thousands of Brits discovered a new love for home cooking, whipping up banana bread, sourdough, dalgona coffee and even dessert burgers.

Instagram feeds were flooded with picturesque desserts, snacks and meals, with flour selling out across the country.

And now the latest trend to takeover Instagram and TikTok is cloud bread, with millions of people across the world whipping up the simple, very colourful, four-ingredient recipe. 

Instagram feeds were flooded with picturesque desserts, snacks and meals, with flour selling out across the country, with the latest trend colour cloud bread made in a simple recipe. Pcitured: An Instagram users attempt at the fluffy dessert

Instagram feeds were flooded with picturesque desserts, snacks and meals, with flour selling out across the country, with the latest trend colour cloud bread made in a simple recipe. Pcitured: An Instagram users attempt at the fluffy dessert

Instagram feeds were flooded with picturesque desserts, snacks and meals, with flour selling out across the country, with the latest trend colour cloud bread made in a simple recipe. Pcitured: An Instagram users attempt at the fluffy dessert

Soflo Fooodie, a Florida-based Instagram account made several versions of the dish, including rainbow 'cotton candy' version, a blue version with oreos and even a savoury version. Pictured the blue oreo version

Soflo Fooodie, a Florida-based Instagram account made several versions of the dish, including rainbow 'cotton candy' version, a blue version with oreos and even a savoury version. Pictured the blue oreo version

Soflo Fooodie, a Florida-based Instagram account made several versions of the dish, including rainbow ‘cotton candy’ version, a blue version with oreos and even a savoury version. Pictured the blue oreo version 

Pictured: Soflo Foodie's 'cotton candy' version o the dish, made with several food coloruings and whisked up eggs

Pictured: Soflo Foodie's 'cotton candy' version o the dish, made with several food coloruings and whisked up eggs

Pictured: Soflo Foodie’s ‘cotton candy’ version o the dish, made with several food coloruings and whisked up eggs

The trend appeared to be started by LA user Anaa, who shared a video on July 27 where she whipped up egg whites, sugar and cornstarch into a meringue-like texture before baking it.

She then removes it from the oven to reveal a springy, cake-like texture.

HOW TO MAKE CLOUD BREAD 

 INGREDIENTS 

Three egg whites

30g sugar

10g cornflour

Food colouring of choice 

 METHOD

 1. Separate three egg whites into a bowl and whip them up until frothy

2. Gradually add in 30g of sugar and continue to whisk

3. Add in cornflour until thick.

4. Place on baking tray in shape anyway you like, cook at 150C for 25 mins

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Abigail Hwang-Nable, from Hong Kong, made the recipe with a twist, by adding blue food colouring making it very Instagram friendly.

Her TikTok now has more than 23 million views, with many more recreating the recipe with food colouring.

 Soflo Fooodie, a Florida-based Instagram account made several versions of the dish, including rainbow ‘cotton candy’ version, a blue version with oreos and even a savoury version. 

While you really only need three ingredients to make the basic recipe, many have put their own twists adding almond slices, sprinkles, strawberries and flavour extract.

It’s not to be confused with keto cloud bread, a recipe popular with people on the low-card diet which involves mixing cream cheese and eggs together as substitute for bread.  

While you really only need three ingredients to make the basic recipe, many have put their own twists adding almond slices, sprinkles, strawberries and flavour extract. Pictured; An Indonesian user's blue version

While you really only need three ingredients to make the basic recipe, many have put their own twists adding almond slices, sprinkles, strawberries and flavour extract. Pictured; An Indonesian user's blue version

While you really only need three ingredients to make the basic recipe, many have put their own twists adding almond slices, sprinkles, strawberries and flavour extract. Pictured; An Indonesian user’s blue version 

Keeping it simple! Users can make the bread with just three-ingriedents where it resembles a soft, fluffy, bread

Keeping it simple! Users can make the bread with just three-ingriedents where it resembles a soft, fluffy, bread

The original recipe shows is without food colouring and is a simple way to make bread

The original recipe shows is without food colouring and is a simple way to make bread

Keeping it simple! Users can make the bread with just three-ingredients where it resembles a soft, fluffy, bread

Another user added sprinkles to make the bread look delicious , she said the dish was 'soft and fluffy'

Another user added sprinkles to make the bread look delicious , she said the dish was 'soft and fluffy'

Another user added sprinkles to make the bread look delicious , she said the dish was ‘soft and fluffy’ 

Another talented Instagram user from Indonesia whipped up a blue and white patterned bread,  which he said was 'delicious'

Another talented Instagram user from Indonesia whipped up a blue and white patterned bread,  which he said was 'delicious'

Another talented Instagram user from Indonesia whipped up a blue and white patterned bread,  which he said was ‘delicious’