I love this bread and I had a craving for it, but didn't want to wait the month it took for the starter to be ready, so, I modified it a bit. It might not be quite as tasty as the original, but it's great if you want it in a hurry! I like to use butterscotch pudding for a different, but really nice flavor! Hope you enjoy!
- 3⁄4 cup sugar
- 3⁄4 cup milk
- 3⁄4 cup flour
- 1 cup oil
- 1⁄2 cup milk
- 3 whole eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 (5 1/8 ounce) box instant vanilla pudding (or flavor of your choice)
- 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
- Mix "starter" ingredients together.
- Mix oil, milk, eggs, and vanilla with the "starter".
- In a separate bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, vanilla pudding mix, and nuts.
- Add to liquid mixture and stir thoroughly.
- Pour into two large well-greased 9x5 inch loaf pans, one Bundt pan, or 48 muffin tins.
- Bake at 325F for one hour or until done (muffins will take only 30-35 minutes) and enjoy!
I made a few modifications to make it almost fat free and it still turned out awesome! I substituted 1 cup of applesauce for the 1 cup of oil. I also substituted 3/4 cup of egg beaters for the 3 eggs and I also used skim milk and it still turned out very moist and delicious. I used butter flavored Pam on the pan and sprinkled sugar/cinnamon combination in the pan and then on top of the batter before going in the oven. No more starter for me! Thanks!
Good bread! The texture of this bread wasn't the same as real Amish friendship bread, but it also didn't take 10 days to make! Thanks for a yummy recipe!
This bread was really good and supper easy! I halved the recipe and used butterscotch pudding. Thanks for an easy friendship bread.