The rising star of the bread world, Cloud bread is the three-ingredient recipe that took over TikTok in 2022 and is still floating on high.

A bit like marshmallow and candyfloss had a baby, this colourful meringue-like confection is made from just three ingredients: egg whites, sugar, and cornflour. And because it’s both gluten-free and low-carb, it appeals to those looking for a keto-friendly bread substitute, as well as to those who just want to bake something pretty!

TikTok has become one of the best places for food inspiration, with millions of ideas to scroll through, and cloud bread has come out on top as the most viewed viral food trend of all time, racking up 3.4 billion views on TikTok in 2022.

This jiggly, fluffy food favourite is so simple to make – here's the recipe that will have you floating on cloud nine!



for 1 serving

3 egg whites

2 ½ tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon cornflour

Vanilla extract – few drops

Food colouring – few drops


Preheat oven to 180C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Whip egg whites until frothy then gradually add in sugar and sift in corn starch, whipping until you get stiff peaks.

Add your choice of food colouring, then scoop onto a baking tray and shape into a cloud.

Bake for 25 minutes.

Cloud bread is best eaten fresh, but it can be frozen or will keep in an airtight container for up to seven days in the fridge - remember to place pieces of parchment paper between each slice to prevent sticking.