Tuesday Try A New Taste – Amish Friendship Bread

July 28, 2009 at 10:52 am (Breads, Children, Cooking, Kids, Lammas, Lughnasadh, Magic, pagan, Recipe, Tuesday, Witch)

Amish Friendship Bread
Cauldrons & Broomsticks

Takes 10 days to make so it would make a good ongoing project leading up the Sabbat. Allow your child to be in charge of adding the ingredients and stirring!


Day 1

  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk

Day 5

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar

Day 10

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour

Day 1. Dissolve the yeast in warm water. Next mix together 1c sugar, 1 c flour, 1 c milk. Then add this to the yeast mixture – stir. Cover the bowl and store at room temperature.

Days 2 to 4 – Stir.

Day 5 – Add to the mixture 1 c of flour, 1 c of milk, 1 c of sugar and stir.

Days 6 to 9 – Stir.

Day 10 – Add to the mixture 1 c milk, 1 c sugar, 1 c flour. Stir together. Next pour 1 c of mixture into 4 plastic containers, these are now used as starters for the next time you make Amish Friendship Bread. Give 2 away to friends and keep 2 for yourself.

Include the following with your gifts:


  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla

To complete the recipe combine the remainder of the Amish mix with vegetable oil, eggs, 2 c of flour, 1 cup of sugar, 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda, 1-1/4 teaspoons of baking powder, and the teaspoon of vanilla. Mix together. Pour the mixture in 2 greased loaf tins. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50-60 minutes. Turn out of baking tins and allow to cool.

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