Vintage Fruit Sauce
 
 
An innovative use of yeast in fermenting favorite fruits for a sauce used on desserts, meats and many other foods. Many people prepare Vintage Fruit Sauce in decorative jars as gifts for friends.

This recipe makes 2 batches of sauce
Ingredients
Fruit Starter
  • ¾ cup Canned peaches in heavy syrup, drained and cut into pieces
  • ¾ cup Canned pineapple tidbits in heavy syrup, drained
  • 6 Maraschino cherries, cut in half
  • 1½ cups Sugar
  • 2¼ tsp Active Dry Yeast
Vintage Fruit Sauce
  • 1 cup Fermented fruit (starter)
  • ½ cup Canned peaches in heavy syrup, drained and cut into pieces
  • ½ cup Canned pineapple tidbits in heavy syrup, drained
  • 6 Maraschino cherries, cut in half
  • 1 cup Sugar
Instructions
  1. This recipe is featured at Fat Girl Trapped In A Skinny Body.
  2. Fermented Fruit Starter:
  3. Combine ingredients and place in a glass jar with a loose cover - an apothecary jar is perfect. Stir several times the first day, then stir once a day. At the end of two weeks the starter has fermented enough to make sauce.
  4. TIP: One cup of the starter is enough to make the Sauce so the other cup may be given to a friend along with the recipe, or used to start a second batch of Sauce. We do not recommend doubling the Sauce recipe.
  5. Vintage Fruit Sauce:
  6. Combine all ingredients in a glass jar with a loose cover; stir well. Set in a fairly warm place. Continue to stir once a day. Fruit Sauce can be served after one week. Fruit and sugar must be repeated every two weeks. No need to refrigerate. Sauce will keep many months if directions are carefully followed.
  7. NOTE:
  8. When recipes call for Vintage Fruit syrup - drain Vintage Fruit Sauce and use liquid collected.
  9. When recipes call for Vintage Fruit - drain Vintage Fruit Sauce and use the fruit collected.
  10. EVERY DAY USES...
  11. For Desserts
  12. spoon over:
  13. angel food or pound cake
  14. ice cream or sherbert
  15. pudding
  16. layer with ice cream for:
  17. parfaits
  18. your favorite dessert crepes
  19. your favorite cheesecake
  20. For Toppings
  21. combine Vintage Fruit Sauce with:
  22. sour cream and brown sugar
  23. whipped cream
  24. sweetened whipped cream cheese
  25. macaroon cookie crumbs
  26. granola cereal
  27. chopped nuts
  28. For Main Dishes
  29. spoon over ham slice
  30. spoon over Canadian bacon
  31. add to rice stuffing for poultry or game
  32. spoon over pancakes of French toast for breakfast/brunch
  33. For Salads
  34. spoon over cottage cheese
  35. fold into your favorite gelatin
  36. spoon onto lettuce cups, top with sunflower nuts or cashews
  37. For Vegetables
  38. add to cooked carrots
  39. add to cooked squash
  40. For Fruit Compotes
  41. heat Vintage Fruit Sauce, spiced grapes and sliced grapes
  42. combine Vintage Fruit, sliced pears and green grapes
  43. combine Vintage Fruit, orange slices and toasted almonds for breakfast
Recipe by Red Star Yeast at https://redstaryeast.com/recipes/vintage-fruit-sauce/