Brunch Fruit Salad Recipe
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Brunch Fruit Salad Recipe

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This appealing fruit salad is a lovely addition to breakfast, lunch or even supper. Light and refreshing, it's perfect alongside egg bakes, sausages and other hearty staples you find on breakfast buffets. —Millie Vickery, Lena, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 2 large firm bananas, cut into 1/4-inch chunks
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 medium red apple, sliced
  • 1 medium green apple, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 161 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Combine the pineapple, bananas, grapes, oranges and apples in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Add the orange juice, lemon juice and reserved pineapple juice; stir until smooth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Pour over fruit; mix gently. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Brunch Fruit Salad in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p57

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2015

"Made this for brunch exactly as the recipe stated. Excellent with Brunch!"

Reviewed Jun. 28, 2013

"My daughter made this for a family gathering we had and everyone loved it. I asked for the recipe and have since made it. Yum!!! Great recipe!!!"

Reviewed Nov. 2, 2012

"I have trouble finding good fruit recipes that people actually eat. Well, this is it. I made it for a breakfast, and it was very well received."

Reviewed May. 24, 2012

"yummy and easy!!"

Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"Very nice, made it the night before and kept in the frig, didn't use bananas, but used a can of mandarin oranges with peaches, added alot more fruit and it was delicious, didn't use of the liquid I boiled and it was just right not too watery. Quick and easy!!!"

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