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Amish Friendship Bread Recipe

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

Janet Ast
Added: Thursday, January 1, 2009


Day 1- Do Nothing,
Day 2,3,4,5 - Stir with wooden spoon,
Day 6- Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk, stir.
Day 7,8,9 - Stir with wooden spoon,
Day 10 - Add:
1 cup flour,
1 cup sugar,
1 cup milk,
Mix and divide mixture into three parts (about 2 cups each).

Keep one part for you and give one part away and keep one part for your starter if you want to keep it going.

To Make Bread:

1 part and add the remaining;
1 cup oil,
1/2 cup milk,
3 eggs,
1 tsp. vanilla
Mix well.

In separate bowl, mix dry ingredients,

2 cups flour,
1 cup sugar,
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder,
2 tsp. (heaping) cinnamon,
1/2 tsp. salt,
1/2 tsp. soda,
1 Large box instant vanilla pudding,
chopped nuts if desired ( I don't add nuts).

Mix all together. Pour into 2 greased and cinnamon/sugared loaf pans. Bake at 325 for 50-55 minutes.

I actually freeze the starter when I am tired of keeping up with this and get it out when I want it and make it that Day 1.




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