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Friendship Bread Starter

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Amish Friendship Bread
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Friendship Bread Starter is what is used to make Amish Friendship Bread. It's called Friendship Bread Starter because it's typically divided among friends.

On Making Friendship Bread

Please Note:

For a successful fermentation process, the starter cannot come in contact with any metal (spoons, bowls, etc.)

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F.)
  • 1/4 ounce envelope active dry yeast (apprx. 2-1/4 teaspoons)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup warm milk (110 degrees F.)
  • Four 1 gallon-sized resealable plastic bags

Preparation:

In a glass measuring cup, add 1/4 cup warm water. Add yeast. Allow yeast to dissolve. This takes about 10 minutes. Stir to combine. Set aside. In a large non-metal bowl, combine sugar and flour with wire whisk. Slowly add milk and then yeast. Stir until combined.

Place 3/4 cup of the starter in each of the plastic bags. (The excess will go into the bag you're keeping.) Give the other 3 bags to friends with a copy of these instructions. This is Day One of the Amish Friendship Bread instructions.

On Making Friendship Bread
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 4 out of 5
No Metal, Member bhamdaniel

Don't use a METAL wire whisk! A wooden spoon or plastic spatula is fine.

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