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We are huge fans of delicious and exciting new recipes, which is kind of why this latest baking trend has us a bit confused. 

 

On Pinterest’s Foodnited States list, which provides the food interests of each American state based on the site’s data, survival bread was listed as the state of Alaska’s number one food interest.

 

But what is survival bread?

 

Survival bread, also known as hard tack, pilot bread, ship biscuit or sea bread, was used throughout history during wars, on long sea voyages and in other survival situations and has become super popular online. 

 

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Survival bread contains stable, non-perishable ingredients, and lasts for a year or longer when stored in an airtight container - which explains the name of the bread. 

 

All you need to do to make survival bread is to combine flour, salt, and water - and bake the mixture at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes, simples. 

 

Naturally, it is not the most flavoursome bread ever, but what it lacks in taste it makes up for it in practicality. 

 

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Survival bread can be compared to a food that was provided to soldiers during wartime - which was just a basic bread that lasted for a long time and provided energy.

 

We have to admit that we are intrigued by this baked good. 

 

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