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Amish Bread Starter

1 tbsp (or 1 pkg) of active dry yeast

1/4 c warm water

1 c flour

1 c sugar

1 c milk

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Instructions

Do not use metal utensils and is can cause a reaction with the yeast. Dissolve yeast in water and allow to sit for ten minutes. Whisk together dry ingredients in large glass or plastic bowl. Slowly add milk and yeast mixture to the dry ingredients, stirring with a wooden spoon. Cover with a cloth or towel and store at room temperature for one day. Do not refrigerate. Day 2 through 4 stir your starter with a wooden spoon. On Day 5, add 1 cup flour, 1 cup milk, and 1 cup sugar and stir to combine. Day 6 through 9 stir mixture with a wooden spoon. Day 10 add 1 cup milk, 1 cup flour, and 1 cup sugar, stir with wooden spoon. You should have 4 cups of starter. Separate into 1 cup portions as follows: -- Save 1 cup of the starter to make your bread -- Separate 2 cups of the starter into two separate plastic zipper storage bags or plastic containers you don't mind parting with -- Keep the remaining cup of starter in the refrigerator (this will slow the fermentation process) or start the entire process all over again by starting with Day 2 in the instructions above. This starter can also be frozen which will stop the fermentation process. You can thaw it at room temperature for a few hours to start the process up again.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR GIVING THIS STARTER TO FRIENDS: 1. Give the starter and the following instructions to a friend 2. Give friend a recipe for the bread to make from the starter. Starter can be kept in the plastic bag and mashed with your hands or placed in to a plastic or glass bowl (do not use metal, it can react with the yeast). Use only plastic or wood utensils. Here's a recipe for Amish Biscuits using this starter as well. Day 1: receive the starter Day 2: stir Day 3: stir Day 4: stir Day 5: add 1 cup flour, 1 cup milk, 1 cup sugar, stir, cover Day 6: stir Day 7: stir Day 8: stir Day 9: stir Day 10: add 1 cup flour, 1 cup milk, 1 cup sugar, stir You should have 4 cups of starter. Separate into 1 cup portions as follows: -- Save 1 cup of the starter to make your bread -- Separate 2 cups of the starter into two separate plastic zipper storage bags or plastic containers you don't mind parting with -- Keep the remaining cup of starter in the refrigerator (this will slow the fermentation process) or start the entire process all over again by starting with Day 2 in the instructions above. This starter can also be frozen which will stop the fermentation process. You can thaw it at room temperature for a few hours to start the process up again. Print out the recipe for Amish Friendship Bread Here's a recipe for Amish Biscuits using this starter as well.

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