Amish Friendship Bread & Starter Recipe
1 friendship starter
1 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1 cup milk
1 cup friendship starter
2/3 cup oil
1 3 eggs
2 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup sugar
Day 1: Make the starter dough using 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour, and 1
cup milk. Stir the mixture. Do not use metal spoons or mixers. Use
a glass or plastic bowl. Cover the bowl loosely with a paper towel,
cloth, waxed paper or plastic wrap. Do not refrigerate the mixture.
Keep at room temperature.
Days 2,3,4: Stir the mixture down once each day with a wooden or
Day 5: Add 1 cup each of sugar, flour and milk. Stir.
Days 6,7,8,9: Stir once each day.
Day 10: Add 1 cup each of sugar, flour and milk. Remove 3 cups of the
mixture and give 1 cup each to three friends to make Amish Friendship
BREAD: Mix all the ingredients well with a wooden spoon. Pour into 2
well-greased and sugared bread loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for
40-45 minutes. This freezes very well. Great to give as a gift. NOTE:
Raisins, chopped apples, drained crushed pineapple, dates, chopped
nuts or chocolate chips may be added to the batter before pouring
into the pans. Use 3/4 cup of whatever you desire to add.
SOURCE: Joy B. Icenhower, contributor, Carolina Coastline Cuisine
to Bread Recipes
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