Re: looking for AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREAD


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Posted by Dixie Felder on December 16, 2000 at 15:39:52:

In Reply to: Re: looking for AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREAD posted by Lynelle on March 21, 2000 at 16:29:20:

: : I know this post is late but it just happens to be out and we're baking it now.
: : Read the beginning of Day 10 for the starter. It smells awesome!

: : Amish Cinnamon Bread

: : Day 1 - Do nothing.
: : Day 2 - Mush the bag 2 times a day.
: : Day 3 - Mush the bag 2 times a day.
: : Day 4 - Mush the bag 2 times a day.
: : Day 5 - Mush the bag 2 times a day .
: : Day 6 - Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup milk, 1 cup sugar. Mush together thoroughly.
: : Day 7 - Mush the bag and let air out 2 times a day.
: : Day 8 - Mush the bag and let air out 2 times a day.
: : Day 9 - Mush the bag and let air out 2 times a day.
: : Day10 - Pour and squeeze the contents of the bag into a large plastic bowl.
: : Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup milk, 1 cup sugar. Stir together and pour
: : four 1 cup starters into 1 gallon plastic ziplock bags. Give these to
: : friends along with a copy of this recipe. There will be some left in
: : the bowl. Add 1 cup oil, 1/2 cup milk, 3 eggs, 1 tsp vanilla. Mix
: : well.

: : In seperate bowl, mix 2 cups flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 1/2 tsp baking
: : powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 2 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1 large box
: : of instant vanilla pudding. If desired, add 1 cup of pecans. Add to
: : batter and mix well.

: : Sprinkle cinnamon sugar in the bottom of 2 well greased loaf pans,
: : divide batter evenly into each pan. Sprinkle with more cinnamon
: : sugar. Bake at 325 degrees for approximately 1 hour 10 minutes.

: : ENJOY!

: Hi,

: I'm on day 7 of my friendship bread, but was wondering how to start a starter. Is there any yeast in the starter? Thanks

I also was looking for starter recipe. This is what I found on the net.
1 package of active dry yeast
21/2 cups warm water
2 cups sifted flour
1 tablespoon of sugar
Desolve yeast in 1 c. warm water, stir in remaining warm water, flour, sugar. Beat until smooth. Place in glass bowl and place on counter top. Do not refrigerate. Cover with clean dishcloth. The starter will ferment for 10 days before ready to use or give away. I wouldn't use any metal utinsils.




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