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Friendship Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Friendship Cake, by , is from The Berkin Johnson Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eloda Berkin's Blue Binder Cookbook
Added: Thursday, December 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
starter
peaches
sugar
pineapple
maraschino cherries
yellow cake mix
vanilla pudding
eggs
oil
walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Do NOT refrigerate starter!!

Day 1-Mix in one gallon glass jar, 1-1/2 cups starter, 1-20-28 oz. can peaches, cut up and undrained. 2-1/2 cups white sugar. (Keep on counter.) Stir once daily for 10 days.

Day 11-Add one can 20 oz. crushed pineapple, undrained and 2 1/2 cups white sugar. Stir once daily for 10 days.

Day 21-Add 20 oz. jar maraschino cherries, cut up and undrained and 2-1/2 cups white sugar. Stir once daily for 10 days.

Day 31-Drain fruit in colander for 2 hours, reserving liquid. 1-1/2 cups for yourself and the rest for friends. Makes 4 portions.

MIX- 3 boxes yellow cake mix, the no pudding type and 3 boxes vanilla pudding, 1 dozen eggs beaten, 2 cups oil and 3 cups walnut pieces. Add fruit mixture and stir gently. Fill greased and floured pans not quite 2/3 full.

BAKE at 350 for the first 20 minutes then 325 degrees for 1-1/2 hours. Makes 6 medium sized loaves.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was added after the book was typed, in my handwriting!

 

 

 

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