Amish Friendship Bread
1 cup Amish friendship bread starter
2 cup divided flour
2 cup divided sugar
2 cup milk
2/3 cup oil
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 cup flour
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
On the first day of the process, do nothing to the 1 cup of starter
dough. Leave it, covered, in a warm place.
On days 2, 3 and 4, stir the starter with a wooden spoon ( do not
use a metal spoon).
On the 5th day, add 1 cup of flour, 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of
milk and stir.
On days 6, 7, 8 and 9, stir only.
On day 10, add 1 cup of this mixture into each of 2 containers and
give, along with bread recipe, to friends.
Keep 1 cup refrigerated until you are ready to start the next batch
You should have 4 cup of starter left to make bread. To that add
the oil, 1 cup sugar, eggs, vanilla, baking soda, 2 cup flour,
baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Mix well and pour into greased
and sugared loaf pans (whatever size and shape you wish).
Bake 40-50 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool 10 minutes and remove from
Makes 2 large loaves or 4 small loaves.