friendship fruitcake

1 servings
1½ cup Starter
2½ cup Sugar
28 oz can sliced peaches
2 cups Sugar
20 oz can pineapple chunks
2 cups Sugar
28 oz can fruit cocktail
1 small Jar Maraschino cherries
1 pack Yellow Cake mix without pudding
1 pack Butter Flavored Yellow Cake
⅔ cup Oil
1 pack Instant vanilla pudding mix
  Fruit mixture -- 1/3 rd
½ cup Nuts; chopped -- optional



You need a gallon container with lid for this recipe. First day. Mix starter, 2½ cups sugar and peaches. Stir on days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Tenth day. Add 2 cups sugar and pineapple chunks. Cover.

Stir on days 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19. Twentieth day.

Add 2 cups sugar, fruit cocktail and cherries. Cover and stir. Stir on days 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29. Thirtieth day. Drain juice from fruit and divide fruit into 3 equal parts. Divide juice into five 1 ½ cups portions and give to friends. Use starter within 5 days. The fruit mixture will make 3 cakes.

To Make Cake. Mix cake mix, oil, eggs and pudding on low speed of mixer. Batter will be thick. Add fruit and nuts. Bake in well greased and floured Bundt or tube pan. Bake 45-60 minutes, depending on oven, in 350~ oven. Cool in pans completely before removing.

None of the recipe should be refrigerated while brewing. Cakes may be refrigerated for 2 weeks or frozen up to 2 years. DO NOT freeze juice.

Pat Dwigans

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From: Marjorie Scofield Date: 06-15-95 (160) Fido: Recipes

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