Carrot Raisin Amish Friendship Bread

 Carrot Raisin Amish Friendship Bread is a great way to use your Amish Friendship Starter. This bread will be a great addition to your Easter dinner. This recipe uses an Amish Friendship Bread Starter. If you have one started, your in luck. You’ll be able to make this bread just in time for Easter…if you don’t have Amish Friendship Bread Starter available, “What are you waiting for?” “Make one!”

Make a AFB Starter

If you don’t have a starter available you will need to make one before you can make this recipe for Carrot Raisin Amish Friendship Bread. To learn more about Amish Friendship Bread and Starter, I’m going to give you a link to a fantastic website that will give you everything you need to get started and get you well on your way to making delicious goodies using your starter.


Pass It On

Once you check out this link, and learn how to make a starter, you will soon realize that Amish Friendship Starter and Bread is the gift that keeps on giving. You will pass it on and on and on. Trust me when I say, you will definitely run out of friends, family, neighbors, co-workers and acquaintances, long before you run out or starter. Friendship Bread Kitchen


Carrot Raisin Amish Friendship Bread

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  • 1 cup Amish Friendship Bread Starter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup oil
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 box vanilla instant pudding or 1/3 cup Birds Custard Powder
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 teaspoons lemon rind grated
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots, fresh or frozen


  • Preheat oven to 325° F
  • In a large mixing bowl, add ingredients as listed.
  • Grease two loaf pans.
  • Dust the greased pans with granulated sugar
  • Pour the batter evenly into loaf pans
  • Bake for one hour or until the bread loosens evenly from the sides of pan and a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean.


Recipe adapted from Friendship Bread Kitchen
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Let us help you get started on your Amish Friendship Bread journey. Follow the directions found here; Amish Friendship Bread.