Mix all ingredients & let stand at room temperature in a GLASS container; stir gently once each day. After 2 weeks, add 1 cup peaches & 1 cup sugar. Two weeks later, add 1 cup maraschino cherries & 1 cup sugar. Two weeks after that, add 1 cup pineapple bits & 1 cup sugar. Two weeks later, begin to repeat the cycles. Never allow starter to get below 1 cup. Never cover tightly or refrigerate. Use only a wooden or plastic spoon for stirring & dipping. Great served over ice cream! From the , Fort Bliss Officers Wives Club, Ft. Bliss, TX. Downloaded from G Internet, G Internet.