July 03, 2009

Amish Friendship Bread Starter...

Gonna be doing this soon.... gotta buy milk first, though...

Amish Friendship Bread Starter

2 cups Unbleached flour
2 cups Warm water
1 package Yeast
2 cups Milk
2 cups Unbleached flour
2 cups Sugar

DAY 1: In glass or ceramic bowl, mix first 3 ingredients thouroughly. Leave it at room temperature, uncovered.
DAYS 2,3,4: Stir well with a wooden spoon.
DAY 5: Stir and add 1 c milk, 1 c flour, 1 c sugar.(Feeding the starter)
DAYS 6,7,8: Stir well with a wooden spoon.
DAY 9: Repeat DAY 5
DAYS 10,11: Stir well.
DAY 12: Ladle 1 c starter into each of 4 glass jars,cover & refrigerate. Use one to make bread now,save one for later,and give the other 2 to 2 friends. If you do not use on day 12,add 1 tsp sugar & refrigerate. Date the jars and every 10 days feed the starter as in DAY 5...leave at room temp for 2 days then bake or divide.

From: Ladies Home Journal- August 1991

Found at: http://my-recipe-box.com/

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