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Brandied Fruit Starter

Yield 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 1/4-ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 (16-ounce) can sliced peaches, drained
  • 1 (16-ounce) can pear slices, drained
  • 1 (10-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brandy

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large glass mixing bowl; stir gently. Cover and let stand at room temperature 3 weeks, stirring fruit twice a week. Serve fruit over ice cream or pound cake, reserving at least 1 cup of fruit mixture to use as a starter at all times.

  2. To replenish starter, add 1 cup sugar and one of the first 3 ingredients every 1 to 3 weeks, alternating fruit each time; stir gently. Cover and let stand at room temperature 3 days before using.

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