Amish Friendship BreadChopped apples, mashed bananas, shredded zucchini, shredded carrots, etc. may be added to make the bread of your choice.
2 cups Amish Friendship Bread Starter
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup applesauce
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup dates, pitted and chopped
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly grease two 9 x 5-inch loaf pans.
In a large bowl, stir together Amish Friendship Starter, oil, applesauce, sugar, vanilla extract, eggs and milk.
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Stir into the starter mixture. Fold in the chopped nuts, raisins and dates. Pour the batter evenly into the prepared pans.
Bake for 60 minutes, until a knife inserted comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pans before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Yields 2 loaves.