Here is a follow up to one of our most popular items (Banana Nut Bread). This Amish Friendship Bread is absolutely wonderful. The fragrance will fill your home with the scent of fresh baked bread with notes of raisin, nut, and strawberries. Absolutely delicious!
Enjoy this recipe for Amish Friendship Bread:
Amish Friendship Bread Recipe
When making this bread, do not use metal utensils or containers.
- 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
- 1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
- 3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
- 3 cups white sugar, divided
- 3 cups milk
- In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Let stand 10 minutes. In a 2 quart container glass, plastic or ceramic container, combine 1 cup flour and 1 cup sugar. Mix thoroughly or flour will lump when milk is added. Slowly stir in 1 cup milk and dissolved yeast mixture. Cover loosely and let stand until bubbly. Consider this day 1 of the 10 day cycle. Leave loosely covered at room temperature.
- On days 2 thru 4; stir starter with a spoon. Day 5; stir in 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk. Days 6 thru 9; stir only.
- Day 10; stir in 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk. Remove 1 cup to make your first bread, give 2 cups to friends along with this recipe, and your favorite Amish Bread recipe. Store the remaining 1 cup starter in a container in the refrigerator, or begin the 10 day process over again (beginning with step 2).
The other day, a co-worker of mine came into the office looking for sponsorship for the Relay for Life. This happened at the same time that I found these beautiful breast cancer awareness tea cups. I decided to do my part and help promote breast cancer awareness the best way I know how, by making candles! Choose your Scent
You want to really to impress your friends? Place one of these banana nut bread candles on your kitchen counter . Not only will your friends think you have spent the whole day baking fresh bread, but your home will smell like you have as well.
This candle is crafted in a mini loaf pan snuggled in a fabric lined basket with double wicks.
Basket of Muffins is one of my best sellers!
It contains a few fresh smelling muffins smell and look good enough to eat. Funny enough, when I made my first batch of these candles, one of my son’s friends grabbed one off the counter and nearly bit right through it! I stopped him short of getting a mouthful of wax, but I knew I was on to something if they looked and smelled that good!
Basket comes lined with fabric and filled with 6 standard cup cakes or 3 Jumbo . And is currently offered in 3 Flavors
Blueberry – Strawberry – Banana Nut
Baskets and fabric will vary
Photos below are courtesy of recent customers
The Blue Hawaiian candle has the power to transcend your home into a tropical island! With a cornucopia of flavors including orange, lemon, maraschino cherries, pineapple, acai berry, sea spray, sweet coconut, vanilla rum, and fresh ozonic notes your nose will believe you’ve gone on vacation to a relaxing island.
This Butterfly Hugs candle is one of my absolute favorites. It’s a complex garden combination that would make any avid gardener proud. The combination of apple blossom, lily of the valley, and rose petals beautifies any room just like the remarkable butterfly: light enough that it doesn’t bowl you over, but complex enough that you can’t turn away. Please contact if interested in ordering .
Another cup of tea, please! This time, the elegant tea cup container presents you with the lovely butterfly hugs scent that provides a combination of apple blossom, lily of the valley, and rose petals beautifies any room just like the remarkable butterfly: light enough that it doesn’t blow you over, but complex enough that you can’t turn away. Or you can choose your own scent .
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My friend is an absolute coffee nut and she can’t stop drinking cafe mocha’s from any of the local coffee houses. She was my inspiration for the cafe mocha. The aroma off of this soy candle will give you that caffeine rush with just the right amount of chocolate to get your morning’s kick started.
Addition to the coke glasses , coke in a can . This candle is hand poured at the time of order in this glass can replica . It is 5 inches tall and weighs 9.5oz.
The smell will simple amaze you when its burning …..
I know, it might seem weird, but this is crazy. When I first got the “Coke” scent, I was blown away by just how accurate it was. I poured this candle into a classic Coke glass and there it was. Fresh and crisp as ever. This one is one of my personal favorites.
These cuppy cakes are some of the most eye catching candles in my selection with the bright pink frosting. This decadent chocolate scent is topped with strawberry icing and is topped with an additional chocolate covered strawberry. It doesn’t get much better than that!
You are going to just love our Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcake ! This fragrance begins with a creamy top note of coconut; followed by a warm middle note of buttercream; and well rounded with a base note of dark cocoa. Amazing!
The aroma of a freshly squeezed juicy lemon and topped with a Lemon drop…
Please remove Lemon drop before burning your candle !
This butter cream cuppy cake was surprisingly one of my instant favorites. The butter cream cake gave off the perfect aroma to blend with the sweet citrus sensation that the orange provided. This cuppy cake even comes with its own white sprinkles!
This wonderful fragrance begins with top notes of fresh raspberries, pear, and apple ; followed by middle notes of Madagascar vanilla, blonde sugar cane, butter and maple; well-rounded with a dry base note of vanilla extract.
Topped off with a Raspberry …
Note please remove the Raspberry before burning your candle
This s’mores cuppycake candle brings back memories. The warm, gooey marshmallows slowly roasted by the campfire that they are nearly falling off whatever branch I found to reach into the fire. Far too often, I believe my marshmallows always caught on fire! This cuppycake candle is a beautiful blend of chocolate, graham cracker, and marshmallow looks like it just needs to be sandwiched by some graham crackers before being consumed by hungry campers!
Perfect aroma of cheesecake with nice thick strawberry and red sprinkles
I know when I first get up in the morning I don’t like bothered until I have a cup of coffee , so I couldn’t resist these cups when I seen them .
This candle will be hand poured at the time of order and it will be scented in the scent of :
It will be accented with the handle of a spoon , the candle weighs 8.5 ounces .
I’ve always had to start my day with a good cup of fresh brewed coffee (with just a little bit of milk). Now, if I light this candle in the morning, my kitchen smells better than when I have a full pot brewing! Cup’s will vary !
This candle is hand poured and scented with that perfect scent of choice. Comes in a beautiful 16 oz. Frosted Jar with Lid and accented with a ribbon matching the color of wax . If you would like this candle to be custom in color please use the customization form and we will do the best to honor your request .
You can also upgrade your wick to Wood or Ribbon , just choose it under Misc .
Wax is 100% soy
Like I said a lot has changed in the last 3 years , And the biggest was leaving my full time job and moving to a Dairy Farm and it was the best thing that every happened to me except having my 3 boys and obtaining 4 more children and a wonderful man ! So I thought it was only appropriate to design and candle in honor of my new life .
So here you have it A 8oz Glass Milk jug , of course you have your choice of scent and if you leave me a comment you can choose your color as well .
Grab some cookies and drink up !
There is no doubt that you had the same goal that I did when you went to Grandma’s house: you were bound and determined to sneak into her Cookie Jar! I wanted to bring back the smell of Grandma’s kitchen with that jar busting at the seams with warm cookies for me to sneak away. This candle comes with three layers: oatmeal raisin, sugar cookie, and chocolate chip.
This candle comes in 2 sizes : 10 oz. and 22 oz.
Finally home from a hard day at work? No? Maybe you’re taking a break from playing the jug on your front porch? Either way, kicking back with hoppy scent of a Hilly Billy Beer will relax anyone.
Candle is created of Gel wax and topped with whipped soy wax
There is no question that this is my absolute best seller! This are handcrafted at the time of order. The realistic look combined with the delicious aroma of blueberry, strawberry, or banana nut is clearly a popular choice. Take my word for it, you will not be disappointed with this candle!
The base of these candles are hand poured paraffin and the top is chunked . The Strawberry and Blueberry have small chips of glass crystals to resemble the look of Berries . I have not had any issues with this effecting the burning of the candle , if you choose to burn it ….
NOT RECOMMEND FOR CHILDREN
This candle is surely to impress …
It is a Hurricane Container turned into a beautiful candle for that special someone , as Bridal gift or Wedding . The candle seen here is a 32 ounce layered candle with a wooden wick , to give that romantic setting when burning and a touch of mica to give it the sparkling affect and topped of with beautiful Love Doves and simmering ribbon .This is a custom made of 100% soy wax candle so you choose your scent and color .
This candle will come gift boxed .
If you love the look and wish it was for a different occasion , say Anniversary – Birthday – Baby shower & ETC. … use the Contact Us and send me a message.
Now this one brings me back to my childhood! There was no better treat on a hot summer day than a cold Root Beer Float. The classic root beer aroma in a frosted mug always hit the spot.
This candle is crafted in gel wax and topped of with whipped soy wax .
CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK
Here I offer 3 different size jar candles with locking lid .
Large is 16 oz. – Medium 8 oz. – Small 4.5 oz.
The standard will come hand poured in Soy wax with a standard wick .
You have the option to upgrade to a different wax and wick . In order to upgrade you need to order the standard and then go to the Misc. and make your choices . Be sure to order the same quantity as standard candle ordered.
This is addition to my jar line . It is hand poured at the time of order in this 24 oz jar with a rustic lid . It is offered in the standard wick and Soy wax, but at an additional charge you can upgrade Palm Wax and choice of wood or ribbon wick .
TO UPGRADE GO TO MISC. AND MAKE YOUR CHOICE , PLEASE REMEMBER TO ADD THE PROPER NUMBER FOR CANDLES ORDERED
Fresh off the campfire, this candle combines three flavorful scents: graham cracker, chocolate, and toasted marshmallow. Let this candle bring you back to your summers fighting off mosquitoes, sitting around a campfire. Now you can enjoy all of the scents without the gooey hands!
This candle is 3 layers and hand poured at the time of order .
It is offered in 2 sizes 10 oz and 22 oz
Yep, I’m talking about the drink of course! Just as delicious and just as provocative, this candle looks like you picked it up at the beach side tiki bar and smells just as tropical.
This concoction of Watermelon, Cantaloupe, and Honeydew will have you drowning in melons, which some of you may enjoy! I personally love the aroma that this combination provides. Fruitful and mellow. It’s very relaxing and not overpowering in any way. Plus, visually, it is so colorful you will love looking at it just as much as enjoying its scent!
This candle is hand poured at the time of order and consist of 3 layers of soy wax .
I offer this candle in 2 sizes : 10 oz. and 22 oz.
Addition my container line :
Here you have the choice of 2 sizes : 16 oz. and 32 oz. these come with a locking lid . The standard will come hand poured in soy wax and standard wick . You will be given the options to upgrade your wax and wicks .
YOU CAN UPGRADE YOUR WAX TO PALM OR WICKS , IF YOU GO TO MISC AND CHOOSE YOUR UPGRADES. REMEMBER TO ORDER THE PROPER NUMBER FOR CANDLES ORDERED
And since I hand pour all my candles at the time of ordering you can request your choice of color, so leave that on the personalized section and I will do everything in my power to full fill your request.
This is Calico Creations standard jar candle. It is handpoured with soy wax in any type of scent at the time of order . I offer it in two sizes 10 oz. and 22 oz.
YOU CAN UPGRADE YOUR WAX TO PALM OR WICKS , IF YOU GO TO MISC AND CHOOSE YOUR UPGRADES. REMEMBER TO ORDER THE PROPER NUMBER FOR CANDLES ORDERED
Choose your scent or if you have something in mind please use the Contact Us and I will let the paws do the walking and try and find it for you !
This candle was inspired by a friend at work who wanted a special candle for his wife for her Birthday . She had just returned from the Beach so I took that and this is the end results.
This candle is hand crafted at the time of order it is poured in a 32 oz Hurricane vase with the tropical Blue Hawaiian scent.
It was one of the most popular samples that I brought to the office!
Addition to my jar line : Old Fashion Mason Jar .
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Bring a little country to your home with this 8 oz. hand poured with 100% soy wax at time of order . And just like all my other jar candles you choose your scent. These candles will come with a primitive ribbon (color will vary ) and a removable tag .
Like all my other products if you have and request or comments you can leave a message.
Your tradition 2 pack votive Each is approx.2 oz in weight .
Your choice of scent , these will be made at the time of order .
Comes packaged in a recloseable package.
Just in time for summer, one of my newest favorites is this watermelon rendition. When I showed it off to my friends I got a great reaction as immediately I was selling them faster than I could make them! This watermelon candle is the perfect summertime edition for any picnic table.
This candle is offered in 2 sizes 10 oz and 22 oz , and hand poured of 100 % soy wax at the time of order
Nothing like a warm cup of Hot Cocoa topped with Toasted Marshmallow’s to take away the chill from a cold winter morning .
This is a 10 oz candle scented with the aroma of Hot Cocoa and is topped off with Toasted Marshmallow’s
The cup’s may vary in style . You can Contact Us if you would like something special . I will do what I can to fill your request .