Amish Bread Starter
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 60
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 2/3 c. milk
  • 2/3 c. flour
  • 2/3 c. oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 to 1-1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1-1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine ingredients in large airtight container with lid. Store at room temperature, do not refrigerate. Stir every day for 17 days. The recipe makes more than the 1 cup needed. But allows for evaporation. Now the starter is ready. For the next 10 days handle starter according to the following instructions.
  2. Day 1, receive the starter
  3. Day 2, 3 & 4 - stir
  4. Day 5, Add 1 cup each flour, sugar and milk.
  5. Day 6 & 7, stir
  6. Day 8 & 9, stir
  7. Day 10, Add 1 cup flour, sugar and milk. Divide into 3 containers of 1 cup each for friends. After removing the 3 cups of batter, mix in the following ingredients: Using a fork, beat by hand until well blended. Add 1 cup raisins and 1 cup nuts (optional). Grease pans with butter, sprinkle with sugar instead of flour. Bake at 325 for 1 hour. Cool 10 minutes, remove from pans.