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FRIENDSHIP BREAD STARTER
31â�„2 cups flour, divided
31â�„2 cups sugar, divided
31â�„2 cups milk, divided
Do not use metal spoons or equipment, and do not refrigerate.
Day 1: In a gallon-sized zipper bag, mix 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk. Let stand at room temperature.
Days 2-5: Do nothing. Mixture will bubble. Let any extra air out of the bag.
Day 6: Squeeze bag or stir mixture with a wooden spoon.
Day 7: In a bowl, mix 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk; stir into starter.
Days 8-9: Squeeze or stir once each day.
Day 10: Starter is ready. Add final 11â�„2 cup each of flour, sugar and milk. Squeeze or stir well. Divide equally into gallon-sized zipper bags.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)