Mary's Baked Fruit Recipe
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Mary's Baked Fruit Recipe

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My family first sampled baked fruit years ago while dining out. They liked it so much I decided to create my own version. The result was this attractive and tasty dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 1 can (16 ounces) apricot halves, drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pear halves, drained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) plums, drained and halved
  • 1 can (29 ounces) peach halves, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple slices, undrained
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 145 calories, 1g fat (0g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein .


  1. In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan, starting at the 9-in. end, arrange rows of fruit in the following order: half of the apricots, pears and plums, all of the peaches, then remaining apricots, pears and plums.
  2. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup of juice. Lay pineapple over fruit in pan. In a saucepan, combine the pineapple juice, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and cloves. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted. Pour over fruit.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Mary's Baked Fruit in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p85

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jesboc 40168
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2013

"Made this for a Easter Sunday brunch. it was perfect with a baked ham platter. There are no canned plums anywhere in my area so I substituted a can of lychee's."

finchd60 20140
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

"I love this recipe. I made it for several years. It is so good and it is so easy. When it is baking the house smells like Christmas!"

Lischen 40161
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2011

"It will become one of my recipes each Thanksgiving. Is good with any meal however. Everyone loved it."

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