Starter-In a gallon Jug, combine first three ingredients cover tightly stir daily for two weeks. Do not refrigerate. Add next three ingredients, cover tightly, stir daily for two weeks. Add last three ingredients; stir daily for two weeks, cover tightly. Separate liquid and fruit, liquid is starter, do not refrigerate, fruit may be used on ice cream. Divide starter into two cup portions and share with friends along with recipe for cake.
Recipe for starter for cake
Step # 1. Mix first 3 ingredients and stir daily for 10 days.
Step #2. Add next 2 ingredients and stir daily for 10 days.
Step # 3. Add last 3 ingredients and stir daily for 10 days. Strain fruit and keep in large jar. Keep refrigerate until used. There is enough starter for 6 people and enough fruit for 4 cakes. Chop fruit.
Recipe for cake.
Mix all ingredients together, except fruit. Fold fruit into batter. Bake in well greased bunt pan for 50 to 690 minutes at 350º. It may also be baked in 5 baby loaf pans. Bake at 300º for 30 min.
Note: Starter may be left in refigure until ready to use.