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.
Vintage Fruit Sauce
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.
When recipes call for Vintage Fruit syrup - drain Vintage Fruit Sauce and use liquid collected.
When recipes call for Vintage Fruit - drain Vintage Fruit Sauce and use the fruit collected.
angel food or pound cake
ice cream or sherbet
Layer with ice cream for:
your favorite dessert crepes
your favorite cheesecake
Combine Vintage Fruit Sauce with:
sour cream and brown sugar
sweetened whipped cream cheese
macaroon cookie crumbs
For Main Dishes
spoon over ham slice
spoon over Canadian bacon
add to rice stuffing for poultry or game
spoon over pancakes of French toast for breakfast/brunch
spoon over cottage cheese
fold into your favorite gelatin
spoon onto lettuce cups, top with sunflower nuts or cashews
add to cooked carrots
add to cooked squash
For Fruit Compotes
heat Vintage Fruit Sauce, spiced grapes and sliced grapes
combine Vintage Fruit, sliced pears and green grapes
combine Vintage Fruit, orange slices and toasted almonds for breakfast
Reprinted with permission from Red Star Yeast.