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 (0 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 User ID: 6580965 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 User ID: 1829299 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 User ID: 6362574 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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