Healthier Amish Friendship Bread Starter
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Ingredients9 d 40 m servings 33 cals
Original recipe yields 120 servings (4 cups of starter)
- Dissolve yeast in water in a small bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. Combine 1 cup all-purpose flour and 1 cup sugar in a 2-quart container. Mix thoroughly or flour will lump when milk is added. Slowly stir in 1 cup milk and dissolved yeast mixture. Cover loosely and let stand until bubbly. Consider this day 1 of the 10 day cycle. Leave loosely covered at room temperature.
- On days 2 through 4: Stir starter with a spoon. Day 5: Stir in 1 cup white whole wheat flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk. Days 6 through 9: Stir only.
- Day 10: Stir in 1/2 cup each all-purpose and white whole wheat flour, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup milk. Remove 1 cup to make your first bread, give 2 cups to friends along with this recipe, and your favorite Amish Bread recipe. Store the remaining 1 cup starter in a container in the refrigerator, or begin the 10 day process over again (beginning with step 2).
- Editor's Notes:
- Once you have made the starter, you will consider it Day One, and thus ignore step 1 in this recipe and proceed with step 2. You can also freeze this starter in 1 cup measures for later. use. Frozen starter will take at least 3 hours at room temperature to thaw before using.
- This recipe is a healthier version of Amish Friendship Bread Starter.
Per Serving: 33 calories; 0.1 g fat; 7.7 g carbohydrates; 0.6 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 3 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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