Amish Friendship Bread – Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Muffins

Amish Friendship Bread is bread made from sourdough starter that is shared in the same fashion as a chain letter. Someone, who knows when, starts the dough and it gets fed and reproduces like crazy. At the end you use a bit of your dough to make bread or muffins and then pass on bags of starter to your friends.

My coworker Aimee passed some starter on to me a few weeks ago. I took care of it, fed it, bathed it, in sickness and in health. About ten days later I added a few more ingredients and made it into cinnamon raisin walnut muffins. Dallas and I ate a bunch of them over a weekend. The rest I brought to work on Monday, where they were a big hit!

I passed extra starter dough onto Anjum and Jess. Hope their bread/muffins turned out as good as mine!

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5 thoughts on “Amish Friendship Bread – Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Muffins

  1. Hi Rachelle! These muffins look AMAZING! I’d love to add them to our gallery at the Friendship Bread Kitchen with credit to you and a linkback to your blog! Let me know. In the meantime I’ll post the link to our blog on our page … total yum! Hope you’re doing well!


      • Thank you, Rachelle! I’ll add them this week! If you’d like to submit the recipe as well, I’m happy to feature it on our Facebook wall, too (with credit and a link back as well) — we have over 60,000 fans who are all about Amish Friendship Bread! Email me if you’re interested or submit directly online under the Recipe Box. Hope you’re having a great summer! xoxo Darien

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