Monday, September 28, 2009

It's Amish Bread Baking Time

Is your Starter ready to be used. If the day is 10 to 12 it is. My Grandfather loves Molasses cookies, the soft ones. Was thinking how can I lower the refined sugar in the bread recipe. Came up with this one. If you like molasses cookies You will love this one.

Auntie E's Molasses Friendship Bread

1-3/4 -2 cups of Amish friendship starter
1/3 cup oil
1/2 molasses
2 eggs,beaten(can use 1/2 egg beater with yolk)
1-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1 cup Jumbo Raisins
1/2 lightly chopped Pecans
2 cups Flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
1 teaspoon baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 tablespoon Oekter Vanilla sugar (1/2 package), if you can not find this use 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract.

Mix wet ingredients together,
Sift Dry ingredients and add to wet.
Fold in raisins and nuts.
Divide battered into two Greased and Flour 4x8 loaf pans.
Cook at 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 30- 40 minutes, until wooden toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Cool completely, I know this is hard but trust me it will cut better.

copyright 2009" Auntie E's Cookbook/M Dubros"


  1. Nice! Sounds delicious. I'm a big fan of dark breads and molasses. Did you share some starter with friends too?

  2. I still have starter in the freezer from last year! I might just have to try it this way.

  3. Don't you just love friendship bread? I'm sure my daughter will be making more soon.

  4. I love the Amish Friend Ship Bread it is so yummy! My mom use to make this all the time.


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