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Amish Friendship Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gail Hagen
Added: Saturday, August 22, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Do not use metal spoon or bowl for mixing

Do not refrigerate

If air gets into bag, let it out

It is normal for batter to ferment, thicken & bubble
Unbleached flour makes a darker bread

Day 1-the day you receive do nothing
Day 2-squeeze the bag
Day 3-squeeze the bag
Day 4-squeeze the bag
Day 5-squeeze the bag
Day 6-add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup milk, and blend well
Day 7-squeeze the bag
Day 8-squeeze the bag
Day 9-squeeze the bag
Day 10-pour batter into a bowl, add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup milk. mix with wooden spoon or spatula.

Pour 4-1 cup starters into Ziplock bags, keep one starter for yourself and give the other three to friends, along with these instructions.

Directions:
Directions:
To the remaining batter ADD:

1 cup oil
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3 large eggs
1/2 tsp salt
1 large box of instant vanilla pudding
2 cups flour
1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
Optional: Add 1 cup of chopped pecans or 1/2 cup raisins

Pour the batter into two large, well-greased and sugared (mix additional cinnamon and sugar) loaf pans. You can sprinkle some extra cinnamon and sugar on top.

Bake at 325 degrees for about 1 hour.
Check at about 45-50 minutes

 

 

 

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