AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREAD STARTER
Source of Recipe
Glenda at Mimi's
Use the final product of this in the recipe for Amish Friendship Bread.
List of Ingredients
3 c. sugar
3 c. flour
3 c. milk
1 package of dry active yeast and 1/4 cup warm water (to disolve the yeast in). Set aside for about 10 minutes. Slowly stir this into the flour and sugar in step 1.
On Day 1: In glass or plastic bowl, combine 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour and 1 cup milk. Stir mixture with wooden or plastic spoon (don't use metal spoon or electric mixer). Cover bowl loosely with paper towel, cloth, wax paper or plastic wrap. Keep at room temperature (don't refrigerate).
On Days 2, 3 and 4: Using wooden or plastic spoon, stir mixture once each day.
On Day 5: Add 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour and 1 cup milk; stir.
On Days 6, 7, 8 and 9: Using wooden or plastic spoon, stir mixture once each day.
On Day 10: Add 1 cup sugar, 1 cup flour and 1 cup milk. Remove 3 cups of mixture and give 1 cup each to three friends. Save remaining starter for yourself.