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Amish Friendship Bread Starter Recipe

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This recipe for Amish Friendship Bread Starter, by , is from Mueller/Bilberry Family & Friends Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jeanne Mueller

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (.25 oz) pkg Active Dry Yeast
1/4 cup warm Water (110 degree)
3 cups All-purpose Flour, divided
3 cups White Sugar , divided
3 cups Milk

Directions:
Directions:
In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Let stand 10 minutes. In a 2 quart glass, plastic or ceramic container, combine 1 cup flour and 1 cup sugar. Mix thoroughly or flour will lump when milk is added. Slowly stir in 1 cup milk and dissolved yeast mixture. Cover loosely and let stand until bubbly. Consider this day 1 of the 10 day cycle. Leave loosely covered at room temperature.

On day 2-4; stir starter with a spoon. Day 5; stir in 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk. Days 6-9; stir only.

Day 10; stir in 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk. Remove 1 cup to make your first bread, give 2 cups to friends along with this recipe.. Store the remaining 1 cup starter in a container in the refrigerator, or begin the 10 day process over again (beginning with step 2).

 

 

 

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