Friendship Cake Starter Fruit Mixture

Ingredients & Directions


1 c Pineapple chunks — drained
1 c Maraschino cherries
Undrained
1 c Peaches; sliced —
Undrained
3 c Sugar
6 tb Brandy

Combine pineapple, 1 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons brandy in a glass
gallon jar; let stand for 2 weeks. Cover loosely with aluminum foil
and with a wooden spoon inserted through the foil stir daily. Do not
remove foil or spoon. Be sure to stir daily. After 2 weeks add
cherries, 1 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons brandy. Let stand 2 more
weeks, stirring daily. Fourth week. Add peaches, 1 cup sugar and 2
tablespoons brandy. Let stand 2 more weeks, stirring daily. Sixth
week. Strain fruit from the juice using a plastic strainer. Do NOT
use metal strainer. Use fruit for ice cream topping, etc. Juice is
starter for Friendship Cake, 1 pint per batch. Note. Use fruit in
juice NOT syrup. Never refrigerate the starter. Day one must start
within 3 or 4 days after the fruit has been drained.


Yields
1 Servings

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