Here are the instructions I pass along to friends who have trouble finding people to give starter to. This allows you to bake 4 loaves of bread each time, keep a starter for later, and either give away a starter or put one in the freezer. I give my neighbors loaves of baked bread and/or freeze the loaves, they are good thawed and eaten as well. (Also includes some tips on Amish bread baking) Amish Friendship Bread (Double) *Double allows you to have no bags of starter to give to friends, but freeze one bag each time. * Double also allows you to bake 4 loaves of bread, freezable after baking to pull from your freezer later. Do not use any type of metal spoons or bowls for the mixtures Do not refrigerate (during the 10 days) If air gets into the bag, let it out. It is normal for it to rise, bubble and ferment. Day 1 Do Nothing (This is the day the mixture was put in the bag) Day 2 Mush Bag Day 3 Mush Bag Day 4 Mush Bag Day 5 Mush Bag Day 6 Add to bag: 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup milk and mush bag. Day 7 Mush Bag Day 8 Mush Bag Day 9 Mush Bag Day 10 Follow directions below. 1) Pour batter into a large, non-metal bowl. 2) Add 1 ½ cup flour, 1 ½ cup sugar, 1 ½ cup milk and mix well with a wooden spoon. (this makes a total of 6 cups batter) 3) Get 2 gallon size ziplock baggies and label Day 1- (put today's date) Day 6- (put date in 5 days from today) Day 10- (put date 9 days from today) 4) Measure out 2 separate batters of 1 cup each into
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Here are the instructions I pass along to friends who have trouble finding people to give...