Amish Cinnamon Bread

Important Preparation Tips:
1) Do not use metal spoon or bowl for mix
2) Do not refrigerate
3) If air gets in the bag, let it out
4) It is normal for batter to thicken, bubble and ferment


1 package active dry yeast
1 cup milk
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar

Dissolve yeast in small amount of warm water. Mix all ingredients together in ample size bowl or jar (it will grow)  This is day 1 of the recipe , then the next day go to day 2 and  so on.

DAY 2    Squeeze bag several times.
DAY 3    Squeeze bag several times.
DAY 4    Squeeze bag several times.
DAY 5    Squeeze bag several times.
DAY 6    Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup of milk.  Squeeze bag several times.
DAY 7    Squeeze bag several times.
DAY 8    Squeeze bag several times.
DAY 9    Squeeze bag several times.
DAY 10 In a large non-metal bowl combine batter wit 1 cup flour, 1 gup sugar, and 1 cup
milk with wooden or non-metal spoon.
Poor four 1/2 cup starters into separate gallon ziplock bags and mark each bag with Day 1. You can give them to your friends with a slice of bread and these instructions (or what we do is just eat all four).

To the remaining batter for the bowl:
1 cup oil
1 cup sugar
1tsp. Vanilla
3 large eggs
1/2 tsp. Baking powder
1/2 tsp. Soda
2 cup flour
1/4 cup milk
1 large box of instant vanilla pudding
2 tsp. Cinnamon

In a separate bowl mix 1 tsp Cinnamon and 3 Tbls sugar. Sprinkle into 2 well greased bread pans or 6 small loaf pans before pouring in batter.

Bake at 325º for 50-60 minutes.

This recipe is so delicious! The crust is even good!


  1. Oh this recipe is SOOO good. For a short time, it made the rounds at my church and it was SOOOOOOOOO good 🙂

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