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 Amish Friendship Bread
 
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 Serving Size:   1
 Preparation Time:       0:00
 Categories:     Breads  Breakfast       Brunch
 
 Amount  Measure Ingredient      Preparation Method
 2/3     c       vegetable oil
 1       tsp     vanilla
 1       c       sugar
 2       c       flour
 1/2     tsp     baking soda
 1 1/4   tsps    baking powder
 1/2     tsp     salt
 3               eggs
 1       tsp     cinnamon
 1       c       nuts, raisins, fruit
                 Starter:
 1       c       flour
 1       c       warm water
 1/2     c       sugar
 1       tbsp    yeast
 
 Cake:
 Preheat oven to 350°.
 Remove 2 cups starter. Keep one cup for yourself to start your next cake
 and give the other to a friend. To the remaining starter combine all batter
 ingredients, mixing well. Pour the batter into two greased or papered glass
 loaf pans or one 9 X 13 pan.
 If desired mix Streusel topping and layer batter then strusel twice. Bake
 40 - 50 minutes, making sure the cake tests done.
 
 Starter:
 Mix all ingredients in glass or plastic container. Cover loosely with lid
 or plate. Let stand in a warm place. Stir each day. On the 5th day and the
 10th days add 1 cup flour, 1 cup milk, and 1 cup sugar.
 
 Notes:
 Store only in non-metal utensils as the acid in sourdough can corrode metals