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Amish Friendship Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Amish Friendship Bread, by , is from The Smith Hubbard Warns Connection Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beverly Pitts Warns
Added: Friday, October 14, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
STARTER:
1 C. flour
1 C. sugar
1 C. milk
DOUGH:
2 C. flour
2 C. sugar
2 C. milk
2/3 C. oil
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp. salt
1 C. sugar
1 C. chopped nuts
2 C. flour
1-1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. soda
1 sm. box vanilla instant pudding
1 tsp. cinnamon
VARIATIONS:
Substitute for last 2 ingredients any of following:
Pistachio instant pudding and 1 C. drained crushed pineapple.
Chocolate instant pudding and nuts or chips
Lemon instant pudding and poppy seeds
Butterscotch instant pudding and pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Mix the Starter in a glass bowl, cover with plastic wrap and set on counter. Do NOT refrigerate and do NOT use metal spoon.
Day 1: do nothing
Day 2: stir with a wooden spoon or rubber scraper once a day
Days 3 & 4: Stir as above.
Day 5: add 1 C. flour, 1 C. sugar and 1 C. milk. Stir as above, put in larger glass bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
Days 6, 7, 8, and 9: Stir as above.
Day 10: add 1 C. flour, 1 C. sugar, 1 C. milk. Stir well as above. Pour 1 C. of mixture into 3 small glass containers and give to friends (with recipe!).
Keep one C. for yourself to start again.
To the remaining mixture add everything except the nuts and cinnamon. Pour into a well-greased and sugared loaf pan or bundt pan. Sprinkle with nuts and cinnamon. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
LOTS!
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Lengthy
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is fun and always appreciated by your friends!

 

 

 

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