Amish Friendship Bread 1965 Recipe

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Amish Friendship Bread 1965
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  1. Preparing starter; Day 1- In a glass bowl add the first three ingredients, flour water and yeast.
  2. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Leave on counter uncovered- do not refrigerate.
  4. Day 2 3, and 4- just stir real well each day with wooden spoon.
  5. Day 5- stir in and add 1 cup milk 1 cup flour, and one cup sugar.
  6. This is called feeding the starter.
  7. Day 6- 7- 8- just stir well with wooden spoon.
  8. Day 9- stir well adding again 1 cup milk, 1 cup flour, and 1 cup sugar.
  9. Day 10- 11- just stir well.
  10. Day 12- ladle out one cup of starter into glass jars with lids- should have four one cup jars.
  11. Keep one jar and make a bread now.
  12. Give the other two jars to friends to make a bread also.
  13. THE FOURTH JAR keep for another time to use- for yourself, replenishing as a starter.
  14. To this fourth jar for yourself Add 1 teaspoon sugar and the REFRIGERATE>> The sugar added here will keep it alive and feed the yeast.
  15. Date the jar.
  16. Every 10 days, Remove the starer and transfer it to a bowl.
  17. Now feed it the regular combination of 1 cup milk, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup flour, stirring well.
  18. LEAVE on counter uncovered for 2 days, then either bake it or give it away again keeping some for yourself.
  19. Making your cinnamon bread; Combine all the topping ingredients and set aside.
  20. Preheat oven to 350 degrees f.
  21. In a large bowl beat together 1 cup starter eggs, and vegetable oil.
  22. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix.
  23. Pour half the batter into a greased loaf pan.
  24. Sprinkle with half the topping ingredeints.
  25. Cover with the remaining batter.
  26. Sprinkle all the remaining topping mixture over.
  27. Bake 35 minutes- to 40 minutes, until golden and tester comes away just a crumbs or two clinging.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 3276.61 Kcal (13719 kJ)
Calories from fat 1221.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 135.76g 209%
Cholesterol 242.95mg 81%
Sodium 1393.41mg 58%
Potassium 1040.67mg 22%
Total Carbs 485.68g 162%
Sugars 280.25g 1121%
Dietary Fiber 16.7g 67%
Protein 46.7g 93%
Vitamin C 0.8mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 8%
Iron 16.8mg 93%
Calcium 393.6mg 39%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 300.45 Kcal (1258 kJ)
Calories from fat 112.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.45g 209%
Cholesterol 22.28mg 81%
Sodium 127.77mg 58%
Potassium 95.42mg 22%
Total Carbs 44.53g 162%
Sugars 25.7g 1121%
Dietary Fiber 1.53g 67%
Protein 4.28g 93%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Iron 1.5mg 93%
Calcium 36.1mg 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 76
  • 91

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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