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Fermented Fruit Starter (Friendship Cake)

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Category: Desserts, Fruit, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 20 oz Sliced peaches, chopped
  • 7 1/2 c Sugar, divided
  • 1 Package dry yeast
  • 20 oz Pineapple, crushed
  • 10 oz Maraschino cherries
  • 30 oz Fruit cocktail, cut


Do not drain fruit. Combine peaches and 2-1/2 c sugar and yeast in a
1-gallon glass or crockery jar with a loose fitting lid, stir to mix. Stir
daily for 10 days.
On the 10th day, add pineapple and 2-1/2 c sugar. Stir daily for another
10 days. Add cherries, fruit cocktail and remaining sugar and stir daily
for 10 more days. Drain fruit, reserve juice for the next batch. Makes
enough fruit for 4 cakes. To make more starter, use 1-1/2 cups starter
juice instead of yeast with peaches and sugar.

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