[CnD] Friendship Bread:

Kathy Brandt katya20707 at comcast.net
Sat Jun 11 11:31:26 CEST 2016


I have made this recipe; it works just fine without the yeast. In Texture it's like how a quick bread would be, like pumpkin bread. Sugaring the loaf pan after greasing, before putting the batter in, really adds to this too.


> On Jun 11, 2016, at 9:55 AM, ellen telker via Cookinginthedark <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
> 
> I'm just double checking.  I have some other Friendship Bread recipes in my folder which look very much like yours, but they have yeast in the starter. If yours works out well without the yeast, that would be great.
> Ellen
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "brenda mueller via Cookinginthedark" <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
> To: "cooking in the dark" <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
> Cc: "brenda mueller" <brendin at smart2.net>
> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2016 7:22 PM
> Subject: [CnD] Friendship Bread:
> 
> 
>> I have made this before, and it's a great thing to have with a good cup of coffee.  A good friend gave me this recipe; its only problem is that I can make that bread disappear in much less time than it takes to make it!
>> 
>> AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREAD STARTER
>> Day 1: Make the starter dough by using 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour and 1 cup
>> milk. Using a wooden or plastic spoon, stir the mixture in a glass or
>> plastic bowl. Do not use metal bowls or spoons.  Cover the bowl loosely with a paper
>> towel, cloth, wax paper or
>> plastic wrap. Do not refrigerate. Keep at room temperature.
>> Days 2, 3 and 4: Stir the mixture once each day with a wooden or plastic
>> spoon.
>> Day 5: Add 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour and 1 cup milk. Stir.
>> Days 6, 7, 8 and 9: Stir once each day.
>> Day 10: Add 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour and 1 cup milk. Remove 3 cups of the
>> mixture to keep for yourself, and give 1 cup each to three friends.
>> Note:  If you would like to only have enough for yourself to keep the starter going
>> and make bread Then use 1/2 cup of each ingredient at each addition
>> of flour, sugar and milk.
>> AMISH FRIENDSHIP   BREAD
>> 1 cup of starter
>> 2/3 cup oil
>> 3 eggs
>> 2 cups flour
>> 2 teaspoons baking powder
>> 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
>> 1/2 teaspoon salt
>> 2 teaspoons vanilla
>> 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
>> 1 cup sugar
>> Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour (or sugar) two 9-by-5-inch
>> loaf pans.
>> Combine all ingredients with starter and mix well but do not over-mix. Pour
>> into loaf pans and bake for about 40 to 45 minutes until done.
>> Note: Raisins, chopped apples, drained crushed pineapple, candied fruit,
>> coconut, mashed banana, dates, chopped nuts and/or chocolate chips (1/2 cup
>> each) may be added to the batter before baking.
>> Note: If you are given some starter, do not store it in the refrigerator but
>> keep it at room temperature until ready to use.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Brenda Mueller
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