Amish Friendship Bread Starter Recipe

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Amish Friendship Bread Starter

Stormy Stewart

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@karlyn255

This is the starter for the bread. It takes 10 days to make. The bread is 10 days after that. It is a long endever but a wonderful tasteing bread


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Serves:

Yield 4 cups of starter

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

1
(.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
1/4 c
warm water (110 degrees f/45 degrees c)
3 c
all-purpose flour, divided
3 c
white sugar, divided
3 c
milk, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

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In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Let stand 10 minutes. In a 2 quart container 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.
2
On days 2 thru 4; stir starter with a spoon. Day 5; stir in 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk. Days 6 thru 9; stir only.
3
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, and your favorite Amish Bread 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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Footnotes
Once you have made the starter, you will consider it Day One, and thus ignore step 1 in this recipe and proceed with step 2. You can also freeze this starter in 1 cup measures for later use. Frozen starter will take at least 3 hours at room temperature to thaw before using.
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Important Note: Don't use metal spoons or equipment. Do not refrigerate. Use only glazed ceramic or plastic bowls or containers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Healthy