Amish friendship bread - sourdough

Yield: 1 Servings

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Begin with: 1 cup flour 1 cup warm water ½ cup sugar 1 package yeast. Add on 5th day: 1 cup flour 1 cup milk 1 cup sugar Add on 10th day: cup flour 1 cup milk 1 cup sugar 1: Mix all the starter ingredients well and place in medium-sized glass bowl. Cover with dinner plate so as not to cover tightly. Let stand overnight in warm place. Stir down each day for 4 days (Important - do not refrigerate batter at any time) 2: On the fifth day add flour, milk and sugar and stir. Stir down each day until 10th day. 3: On the 10th day add flour, milk and sugar and measure out 3 separate cups of starter. Give one cup starter and a copy of the instructions to each of three friends. 4: Use remaining dough to bake choice of bread or use in streusel recipe as follows: Friendship Starter Streusel: Batter: ⅔ cup cooking oil 1 cup sugar 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 3 eggs Starter Streusel: ⅓ cup margarine, melted ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup quick oats 1 cup nuts (optional 1: After sharing three cups of starter with friends, mix oil, sugar, flour, baking soda, salt and eggs with remaining starter. Mix well and spoon ½ of batter into greased and floured 9 x 13 baking pan. 2: To prepare streusel combine all ingredients and mix well.

Sprinkle ½ of streusel over batter. Cover with remaining batter and remaining streusel. 3: Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes Source: Lancaster County Cookbook From The Cookie Lady's Files Recipe By :

From: Ladies Home Journal- August 1991 File

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