Combine all ingredients and put in glass jar. Cover loosely with a lid, cloth or plastic wrap. Stir several times to mix thoroughly. Stir once daily for 2 weeks. At the end of 2 weeks, the starter has fermented enough to start the Friendship Cake. At this time, start the cake as in the recipe for "Friendship Cake Fruit Preparation".
Friendship Cake Fruit Preparation:
First, beg, steal or borrow 1 1/2 cups starter.
FIRST DAY: Mix 1 1/2 cups starter, a large can of peaches with juice and 2 1/2 cups sugar in large glass or ceramic jar or bowl. Cover with lid or plastic wrap. Stir daily for 10 days, using a wooden spoon.
TENTH DAY: Add 2 1/2 cups sugar and a large can of chunk or crushed pineapple with juice. Stir daily for 10 days.
20TH DAY: Add 2 1/2 cups sugar, large can fruit cocktail with juice and a large jar or maraschino cherries with juice. Stir daily for 10 days.
30TH DAY: Drain fruit. Bake cakes or cookies using fruit. Save juice; there will be enough for 4 or 5 friends.
Day 1: Receive batter and place in large bowl. Cover with waxed paper. Do Not Refrigerate.
Day 2: Stir.
Day 3: Stir
Day 4: Stir.
Day 5: Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk. Stir.
Day 6: Stir.
Day 7: Stir.
Day 8: Stir.
Day 9: Stir.
Day 10: Add 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup milk. Stir.
Take out 3 separate cups of batter and give to 3 friends with directions.
2/3 cups oil
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup apples, chopped
1 cup nuts, chopped
For your, own cake, add the remaining batter the oil, eggs, flour, salt, baking soda, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and vanilla. Stir by hand. Stir in by hand the apples, raisins and nuts (all 3 or only 1). Bake in greased and floured tube pan at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.