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Tropical Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe

Tropical Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe

Flavored whipped cream makes each bite of this salad taste like candy. The bowl always empties quickly. —Carol Gillespie, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large bananas, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 large cantaloupe melons, cut into cubes or balls
  • 5 cups cubed fresh pineapple
  • 3 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract, optional
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a 4-qt. serving bowl, toss the bananas and lemon juice. Stir in the cantaloupe, pineapple and strawberries.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add sugar and extract if desired; beat until soft peaks form. Spoon over fruit. Sprinkle with coconut and almonds. Serve immediately. Yield: 16-20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 126 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.