I never quite knew what Amish friendship bread is so I had to look it up to find out what Amish Friendship Bread is it is a type of bread or cake made from a sour dough starter that is often shared in a manner similar to a chain letter. The starter is a substitute for baking yeast and can be used to make many kinds of yeast-based breads, shared with friends, or frozen for future use
I found this great recipe that has the recipe for the starter plus a varieties of breads you can make from it like Banana Nut, Apple Cinnamon,Butterscotch and others
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Here below is an excerpt about this bread and the ingredients you will need for the starter from the website
This is the Amish Friendship Bread that gets passed around from friend to friend. It includes the recipe for the Amish Friendship Bread starter, and gives complete directions for how to make it once your starter is ready. When you pass the starter on to a friend, make sure they understand that they will need to follow the instructions beginning at day one then will use the Amish Friendship Bread Recipe (with the oil, eggs, vanilla, etc.) on Day 10.
Amish Friendship Bread is not just a delicious and sweet bread, its also a way to bond friends by sharing countless loaves of bread baked in different kitchens that all began from the same bowl of simple ingredients. Choose a few friends and start this wonderful tradition, theyll thank you for it!
Amish Friendship Bread Starter
This is the Amish Friendship Bread Starter Recipe that youll need to make the Amish Friendship Bread (above). It is very important to use plastic or wooden utensils and plastic or glass containers when making this. Do not use metal at all!
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