Chilled Mixed Fruit Recipe
Chilled Mixed Fruit Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Our Christmas meal always began with this refreshing, colorful cup that combines seven different fruits. You could even serve it as a light summer dessert with a scoop of lime sherbet.—Janet Wood, Windham, New Hampshire
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 medium grapefruit, cut into sections
  • 2 medium navel oranges, cut into sections
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1 medium red apple, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium pear, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium banana, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup halved green grapes

Directions

In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes. Cool. In a large bowl, combine the grapefruit, oranges, lemon juice and sugar mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
Stir in the strawberries, apple, pear, banana and grapes. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Spoon into dessert cups. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Chilled Fruit Cups in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2010, p29

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 119 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 medium grapefruit, cut into sections
  • 2 medium navel oranges, cut into sections
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1 medium red apple, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium pear, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium banana, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup halved green grapes
  1. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes. Cool. In a large bowl, combine the grapefruit, oranges, lemon juice and sugar mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Stir in the strawberries, apple, pear, banana and grapes. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Spoon into dessert cups. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Chilled Fruit Cups in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2010, p29

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