Try this Amish Friendship Bread recipe, or contribute your own.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephanie da Silva) Date: Tue, 3 Aug 93 15:26:15 CDT FRIENDSHIP BREAD STARTER: Take flour, milk and salt to visit friend with starter. Add each to friends starter, mixing well. Divide starter in half, returning one part to friend, and taking other half home with you. Place your part in your starter bowl. You now have a Friendship Bread Starter. AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREAD INSTRUCTIONS: Keep at room temperature. Use a glass container. Do not use a metal spoon (use a wooden one). Do not refrigerate. Use only plain (non-rising) flour. Day 1 The day you get your starter, do nothing Day 2 Stir with a wooden spoon Day 3 Stir with a wooden spoon Day 4 Stir with a wooden spoon Day 5 Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup milk and stir Day 6 Stir with a wooden spoon Day 7 Stir with a wooden spoon Day 8 Stir with a wooden spoon Day 9 Stir with a wooden spoon Day 10 Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup milk and stir. Get three glass containers and put one cup of mixture in each container, Give a copy of these instructions and a cup of starter to 3 friends. To remaining batch add 2/3 cup oil, 3 eggs, 1 tsp vanilla, 2 cups flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 and 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp baking soda, and 1/2 tsp salt. Pour into 2 well greased and sugared loaf pans, or 1 bundtpan. Top with anything you like such as, sliced apples, dried or candied fruit, nuts, coconut, etc. or leave plain Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 to 50 minutes. (Check after 30 minutes.) COOL 10 MINUTES BEFORE REMOVING FROM PAN. Slice and serve. REC.FOOD.RECIPES ARCHIVES /CAKES STARTER TAKES 10 DAYS From rec.food.cooking archives. Downloaded from G Internet, G Internet.
Optimisty 3y agoWhen making this bread, I've always put it in a gal. size ziplock bag and mixed it. and used tin pans to cook it in. Using glass is not necessary.
kyah 6y agoHow do you start the "Starter"?
genadawn1 6y agoThis bread is so good. I added some chopped apples to it. Next time I will add some nuts too. I added a picture!
buie03 7y agoDelicious - I added two apples (chopped) and 1 cup of walnuts