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Friendship Bread

My mother sent this to me, thought you all might enjoy this.
This bread is so wonderful. You can get so creative with it. blueberries dusted in powdered sugar (yumm), candied pineapple minced and macadamia nuts (UMMM), minced orange peel and dried cranberries dusted with powdered sugar (Ahhhh) served with coffee, tea, or cocoa what a delight. Dont just share the dough invite your friends over to try your creation. : ) Bless you in your bread making.

I use to make this all the time. It is wonderful!! Thought you might like to make it and pass on recipe. You can also pass on starters to your friends...nice gift.
Friendship Bread Recipe; ( * = All Purpose Flour)

Mix 1 cup Flour, 1 cup Sugar, and 1 cup Milk together. Let sit for one day. (This is to start the Friendship Bread if you were not given a part by a friend.)
Starting Day Two follow the day to day directions below....

DAY ONE ~ Do nothing.
DAY TWO ~ Sir with a wooden spoon.
DAY THREE ~ Stir with a wooden spoon.
DAY FOUR ~ Stir with a wooden spoon.
DAY FIVE ~ Stir with a wooden spoon.
DAY SIX ~ Add 1 cup *Flour, 1 cup Sugar, 1 cup Milk, and stir well.
DAY SEVEN ~ Stir with a wooden spoon.
DAY EIGHT ~ Stir with a wooden spoon.
DAY NINE ~ Stir with a wooden spoon.
DAY TEN ~ Add 1 cup *Flour, 1 cup Sugar, 1 cup Milk; Stir, then pour 3 one cup containers. Keep one for yourself and give the other 2 cups to friends along with a copy of this recipe.

Then use what is left and in a big bowl add;
1 cup Oil
1/2 cup Milk
3 Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
Mix well.

Then in a seperate bowl mix;
2 cups *Flour
1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 cup Chopped Nuts
1 large box Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix

~ Now add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well.
~ In a seperate bowl mix 1 cup Sugar and 2 teaspoons Cinnamon.
~ Sprinkle Cinnamons Sugar in bottom of two greased loaf pans.
~ Mix the majority of the Cinnamon Sugar in batter.
~ Pour the batter into the loaf pans.
~ Sprinkle remaining Cinnamon Sugar on top of batter.

Bake at 325 degrees for One Hour.

Posted by jas on January 19, 1999

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