Amish Friendship Bread

Dory and Dora spent the morning finishing off their Amish Friendship Bread and preparing new bags to pass along to friends. If you have never heard of this , the best way to describe it is as the most delicious chain letter you will ever receive. 

Amish Friendship Bread
Day 1 - make your starter with 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 cup of milk and 1 cup of sugar. Add this to a gallon size Ziplock bag.
Day 2, 3, 4, and 5 - mush bag 1 or 2 times a day.
Day 6 - Add 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 cup of milk and 1 cup sugar. Mush to mix well. May be lumpy.
Day 7, 8, and 9 - mush bag 1 or 2 times a day.
Day 10 - Add 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 cup of milk and 1 cup of sugar. Mush bag to mix.

*Pour 3 cups of mixture into 3 separate bags...1 cup in each.
(Keep a bag for yourself and give the other 2 to two friends, with a copy of the recipe)
*Pour the rest of your mixture in to a medium size mixing bowl.
 DO NOT USE METAL UTENSILS WHEN MAKING THIS BREAD! It will change the process of the dough!
Add 1 cup oil
1/2 cup milk
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
Mix well.

Add 2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 large pkg instant vanilla pudding
Mix thoroughly

Grease 2 large loaf pans.
Sprinkle all around pan with cinnamon sugar.
Pour batter in to pans.
Sprinkle the top with cinnamon sugar.

*Bake on 350* for 1 hour or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
*Allow to cool on wire rack for approx 15 minutes. Run knife around inside edges of loaf pans and remove from pan and continue to cool on wire racks.