Monday, January 30, 2012

Chocolate Friendship Bread with White Chocolate Chips


You might remember my chicken whisperer, goat wrangler, dear friend gave me an Amish Friendship Bread starter bag for Christmas.  Well, I've been playing around with it and the idea of chocolate came along.  I never met a piece of chocolate I didn't like. 

Here are the complete directions.  I hope you like it! 

Please note:
DO NOT use any type of metal spoon or bowl for mixing.
DO NOT refrigerate.
If air gets in the bag, let it out
It is normal for the batter to rise and ferment
________Day 1- Do Nothing
________Day 2– Mash the Bag
________Day 3– Mash the Bag
________Day 4– Mash the Bag
________Day 5– Mash the Bag
________Day 6– Add to the Bag: 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk, Mash the Bag
________Day 7– Mash the Bag
________Day 8– Mash the Bag
________Day 9– Mash the Bag
________Day 10– FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW:

1. Pour entire contents of the bag into a non-metal bowl. ADD 1½ cups sugar and 1½ cups milk.
2. Measure out 4 separate batters of 1 cup each into a 1 gallon Ziplock Bags. Keep a starter for yourself and give away 3 others to friends along with a copy of this recipe (Note: you will be baking every 10 days if you keep a starter. ) The bread is very good and makes a great gift. Only the Amish know how to create a starter, so if you give all of yours away, you will have to wait until someone gives you one back. Should this recipe not be passed to a friend on the first day, be sure to date the bag, and be sure to let them know what day the bag is on.
Baking Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2. To Remaining Batter add the following:
 2 eggs
 1 cup butter (or ½ cup oil and ½ cup applesauce)
 ½ cup milk
 2 cups flour
 1½ tsp baking power
 ½ tsp of each: vanilla, baking soda and salt
 1 large box of instant chocolate pudding
 1 bag white chocolate chips
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3. Grease 2 loaf pans (or one loaf pan and one muffin tin.)
4. Pour the batter evenly into the pans.  Bake for 1 hour for loaf pan (less for muffins), cool until bread loosens from the sides.
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Enjoy!  This stuff won’t last long! 
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Thank you for stopping by! 

;-)  Marci

10 comments:

  1. Do the Amish allow this? It looks way more sinful than putting a lightening rod on the barn!

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  2. I've had regular old Amish bread, but this stuff looks amazing.

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  3. These look so good and fun! I have to try it! Thanks for linking up to Taste This Thursday!

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  4. Love the variety! I have never tried friendship bread before. I am a new follower visiting from Momnivore's Dilemma. Vicky from Mess For Less

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  5. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! This was one of my crazy experiments that turned out to be delicious! -Marci

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  6. Thanks so much for linking up to CountryMommaCooks Link & Greet Party!
    Hope to see you next Saturday……Have a blessed week:)

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  7. This looks sooo yummy! Sounds like a fun activity to do with the kids.. especially with all the mashing! Thanks so much for sharing with the Pink hippo party.. I am your newest follower since i can't wait to see what you share next!

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  8. Marci, a friend of mine who reads my blog made this recipe this week and absolutely loved it. I want to thank you so much for linking up each week to my "Thriving on Thursdays" linky party. You always have such fantastic ideas. The party will be starting again in just over 12 hours so if you get a chance, I'd love to see what you've been up to this week.

    Anne @ Domesblissity xx

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  9. Hi, Anne! Thanks so much for the compliment on the Friendship Bread! I would love to join your party! It's wonderful! -Marci

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