Monday, October 12, 2009

Amish Friendship Bread

A Holiday Favorite

Day 1:
Make Batter - To the batter with non-metal bowl, add the following ingredients and mix well with a non-metal spoon:
2 Cups Flour
1 Cup Sugar
1 Tsp Salt
1 Tsp Baking Soda
1 Large Box instant vanilla pudding
1 Tsp Baking powder
2 Tsp Cinnamon
1 Tsp Vanilla
1 Cup oil
1 Cup milk
3 eggs
Optional: Add 1 Cup chopped nuts, raising, or craisins

After mixing ingredients, put batter inside large zip lock bag to store for 10 days.

Day 2: Mush the bag (squeeze the bag around a little to mix)
Day 3: Mush the bag
Day 4: Mush the bag
Day 5: Mush the bag
Day 6: Into the bag, add 1 Cup flour, 1 Cup sugar, and 1 Cup of milk. Mush the bag
Day 7: Mush the bag
Day 8: Mush the bag
Day 9: Mush the bag
Day 10: Add all same amounts of ingredients as what is listed on Day 1 in a non-metal bowl. Mix with a non-metal spoon. Make cinnamon and sugar mixture: 2 Tbs. Sugar mixed with 2 Tsp. Cinnamon.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease 4 bread pans or two Bundt pans and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon mixture. Pour batter into pans and sprinkle more cinnamon on the top. Bake one hour. Let stand for 10 minutes before removing from pans.


Do not use a metal spoon or metal bowl for mixing
Do not refrigerate
When air gets into the bag and it is too fluffy, let the air our. It is normal for the batter to rise, bubble, and ferment.

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