Amish Friendship Bread ~ Cardamom Bread Use 2 large mixing bowls (metals ok at this point) In the 1st bowl, mix the following wet ingredients well: 1 portion starter dough (see Amish Friendship Bread starter recipe thread for this recipe) ½ C vegetable oil ½ C milk 2 large eggs 2-teaspoons vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste In the 2nd bowl, mix the following dry ingredients well by hand: 2 C flour 1 C sugar 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cardamom spice 2 Small boxes Vanilla (or cheesecake) flavored pudding Diet is ok. Topping (optional): In small bowl, mix the following ingredients together and sprinkle on top of loaves before baking: ½ teaspoon cardamom spice 1 teaspoon sugar Add dry ingredients to wet slowly, mixing well after each addition. Spray loaf pan(s). Pour into either 1 large sized loaf pan, 2 medium sized loaf pans or 4 small loaf pans. Bake @ 350 for 45-60 min (depending on loaf pan sizes) until knife comes out clean. Pop out of loaf pan immediately and cool on rack.