Amish Friendship Bread Recipe
2 3/4 cup skim milk
1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
4 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
3 cup +1 t sugar
1 package active dry yeast
2/3 cup canola oil
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 cup hazlenuts, chopped coarse
2 cup dried cherries
Preheat the oven to 350. In a large non reactive bowl, mix 3/4 cup of
the skim milk, the buttermilk, 3/4 cup of the flour, the whole wheat
flour, 1 t. sugar, and the yeast. Set aside for ten minutes or until
the mixture starts to bubble. In a large mixing bowl, place the
remaining ingredients, except for the hazlenuts and cherries and mix
well. Fold in the nuts and cherries. Lightly wipe four 10x5x2 inch
loaf pans with vegetable oil, divide the dough among the pans and
bake for one hour of until a toothpick in the center comes out clean.
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