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Cinnamon Vanilla Amish Friendship Bread Starter


Amish Friendship Bread is made from a sourdough starter that is often shared in a manner similar to a chain letter.The starter is a substitute for baking yeast bread and can be used to make many kinds of yeast-based breads, shared with friends, or frozen for future use.













Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup vegetable oil
½ cup milk
1 cup sugar
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 each instant pudding mix, vanilla
1 box
3 large eggs
½ teaspoon salt
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
cinnamon sugar


Add ingredients to starter except cinnamon sugar.

Grease 2 loaf pans and coat with cinnamon sugar.

Pour batter into pans and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

Bake at 325 for 1 hour.

Starter info: Starter in large zip lock bag: One cup of starter.

Day 2 through 5 squeeze bag 2 to 3 times per day (gently knead).

Day 6 add 1 cup each milk, flour and sugar.

Day 7, 8, 9 squeeze bag 2 to 3 times per day.

Day 10 combine in large bowl: the batter, 1 cup each flour, sugar and milk.

Mix with wooden spoon.

Makes 3 1-cup starters plus 2 loaves of bread.

Put each starter in large zip lock bag.

If you don't want any starter bags for future use or to give away, omit adding ingredients on day 10 and just add ingredients for bread.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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I made this bread and ended up throwing most of it away. It was so sickeningly sweet that none of the flavors came through.

over 12 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 60g (2.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24455% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 108mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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