friendship cake - 30 day cake

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By Linda P
from Cincinnati, OH

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

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For friendship cake - 30 day cake

  • FRIENDSHIP CAKE STARTER
  • 1 pkg
    dry yeast
  • 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 make sure to drain all juice from fruit.
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • powdered sugar for dusting
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How To Make friendship cake - 30 day cake

  • 1
    FRIENDSHIP CAKE STARTER Combine one packet of dry yeast, 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.
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