Friendship Fruit Starter

Friendship Fruit Starter

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HBIC 30

"This is really two recipes in one - 6 cups of brandied fruit, and 2 cups of starter for the Thirty Day Friendship Cake."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large glass jar, combine drained pineapple chunks, drained apricot slices, drained sliced peaches, drained maraschino cherries, brandy and sugar. Stir gently with wooden spoon. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 3 weeks, stirring at least twice a week. Drain and reserve the liquid - This liquid is your starter for the Thirty Day Friendship Cake.

Footnotes

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  • The brandied fruit should be kept refrigerated, and can be served with ice cream, yogurt or pound cake. You can also use the brandied fruit in a cake mix or scratch cake. Use about 2 cups (chopped) per cake mix.
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I made this and the glass jar exploded sending little shards of glass every where in my kitchen even into the refrigerator and ceiling. DO NOT PUT A LID ON THE JAR, cover with a dish towel or so...

Got my starter made and needed to do something with my fruit. I took a cake mix...I had french vanilla on hand and added 3 eggs, 3/4 oil & about 3/4 cup water and two cups fruit starter fruit ...

I had gotten a liquid starter 20 years ago, and did not have the fruit starter to start making the cakes again, then I found this recipe and it is just what I wanted and it turned out great. I h...