"Keep it Going" German Friendship Cake

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“Yes, this sounds bizarre, but it really is tasty and I have had some that was going around for months. It is a nice thing to start at work, school, church, etc. Try it...it's like a chain cake instead of a chain letter :)”
240hrs 50mins

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  1. Mix starter ingredients in a bowl and let stand at room temperature undisturbed for 24 to 36 hours.
  2. (If you already have your one cup of starter from a friend, disregard the above.) Place starter in a medium bowl and combine it with the"First Day" ingredients.
  3. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. Stir once a day for 5 days.
  5. On the 5th day, place in a larger bowl and add the"Fifth Day" ingredients.
  6. Cover and refrigerate.
  7. Stir once a day for 5 more days.
  8. Remove 3 separate cups of starter and give each cup to 3 friends with the recipe and instructions.
  9. (They will not need to mix their starter or let it sit for 24 to 36 hours because you are giving them their starter.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  10. Combine all of the"Tenth Day" ingredients with the remaining mixture.
  11. Pour into a greased and floured 9 x 13" pan.
  12. Combine topping ingredients and sprinkle on top.
  13. Bake for 40- 50 minutes.

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