FRIENDSHIP CAKE - 30 Day Cake

Linda P

By
@momtooo

My Aunt & mother made this all the time, best cake ever!


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Comments:

Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

FRIENDSHIP CAKE STARTER

1
(16 oz.) can fruit cocktail in syrup
1
(16 oz.) can peaches in syrup
2 1/2 c
sugar
1
(20 oz.) can pineapple tidbits
2 1/2 c
sugar
1
(8 oz.) jar maraschino cherries
2 1/2 c
sugar

FRIENDSHIP CAKE:

1
(2 layer) pkg. white cake mix (no pudding in the cake mix)
1
small box vanilla instant pudding
2/3 c
vegetable oil
4
egg whites
1 1/2 c
fruit only...no juice
1 c
chopped pecans
powdered sugar for dusting

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FRIENDSHIP CAKE STARTER
Combine fruit cocktail with juice, peaches with juice and 2 1/2 cups sugar in large jar. Stir with wooden spoon until sugar is dissolved, cover loosely ~ don't close the lid completely. It will explode. Let stand at room temperature. Stir once each day for 10 days. Add pineapple with juice and 2 1/2 cups sugar, mix well. Stir once each day for 10 days. Add cherries (cut in half) with juice and remaining 2 1/2 cups sugar, mix well. Stir once each day for 10 days. Remove fruit and store in a covered plastic container in refrigerator. Store starter juice in covered plastic container in refrigerator. May store in refrigerator indefinitely. Fruit Yields enough for 3 cakes. To start the process again start with 1 1/2 cups of starter juice an add the fruit & surgar in the order given above. Give
1 1/2 cups of starter juice to 2 friends.
2
For Cake
mix all cake ingredients. Place in a oiled & floured bundt pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for one hour. When cooled, dust with powdered sugar or frost with cream cheese frosting.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom