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
1 tsp vanilla
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
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.