Almost all the bread recipes with Amish friendship starter I have looked up, calls for instant pudding mix in addition to other flavouring agents. Since making naan, I knew the starter tastes good when cooked as such. So why not make an ordinary loaf of bread? Hence born the second idea for .
The measurements given below yield one small loaf that got over between the two of us, when I served with afternoon coffee. Thanks to for your handy dandy tips on baking this bread.IngredientsAmish friendship starter – 1 cup
Whole wheat bread flour – 1 cup
Yeast – ¼ tsp
Salt – 1 tsp
Oil – 1 tsp
Cornmeal – 1 tbspMethod
Mix the first four ingredients to form a tight dough. Place this in an oiled bowl and cover with a damp cloth. Keep this in a dark warm place for 20 hours. Punch down and knead the dough well. Shape into a loaf, cover with a damp cloth and let it rise again, for 2 hours. When ready, preheat the oven to 450F and put a cast iron pan/pot in the oven as it preheats. After 20 minutes, carefully remove the pan/pot. Line the inside with a parchment paper, sprinkle cornmeal and place the shaped dough on the parchment paper. This will ensure that the bread doesn’t get burnt. Cover the whole pan with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes. The bread is done when it sounds hollow when tapped. Cool, slice and serve with coffee.
Friendship loaf served with Indian style filter coffee and blueberry preserve.
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