18 Amish-Inspired Bread Recipes You Need to Try
Homemade bread is a staple in many Amish kitchens. From potato bread to onion cake, these recipes are inspired by the Amish and the Pennsylvania Dutch. Check out these other traditional Amish recipes, too.
Amish Friendship Bread
When it comes to traditional Amish recipes, Amish friendship bread is as classic as shoofly pie. It uses a sourdough starter that can be shared among friends—hence the name, “friendship bread”—but you can also make your own starter.
Salt-rising bread is most commonly associated with Appalachian settlers, but it’s also found in some Amish communities. This recipe is perfect to make when you don’t have yeast on hand—instead of yeast, it uses a starter made from cornmeal.