Friendship Fruit Starter

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

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Prep Time:
21 days
Total Time:
21 days
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 cups starter, 6 cups brandied fruit

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can apricot halves, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can sliced peaches, drained

  • 1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained

  • 1 ¼ cups brandy

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

Directions

  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.

Editor's Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

117 Calories
21g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 117
% Daily Value *
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 88mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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