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Recipe : Entry # 5393
Mrs. J.R. Fowler
Recipe Title
Brandied Fruit Starter
Recipe Theme
Wiregrass EC
1 15 1/2- ounce can pineapple chunks, drained
1 16-ounce can sliced peaches, drained
1 17-ounce can apricot halves, drained
1 10-ounce jar maraschino cherries, drained
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups brandy
Mix ingredients in a non-metal bowl and stir gently. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 3 weeks, stirring twice a week. Use for friendship fruit mixture pr serve over ice cream or pound cake, reserving at least 1 cup starter at all times. To replenish starter add 1 cup sugar and 1 of the ingredients every 1 to 3 weeks, alternating fruit each time. Cover and let stand at room temperature three days before servings. Makes 6 cups. Apricot or peach brandy may be substituted.