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Layered Fruit Salad

This colorful salad is a real eye-catcher, and it tastes as good as it looks. Fresh fruit is always a welcome side dish with a summer meal. The addition of oranges and grapefruit gives this salad a different twist. -Page Alexander, Baldwin City, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 2 cups fresh or drained canned pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes
  • 2 medium bananas, sliced
  • 2 medium oranges, sectioned
  • 1 medium grapefruit, sectioned
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 2 medium kiwifruit, peeled and sliced


  • In a large saucepan, combine the juices, sugar, zest and cinnamon stick; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, layer fruit in a glass serving bowl. Remove cinnamon stick from the sauce; pour sauce over fruit. Cover and refrigerate for several hours.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 137 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • lilgrannymac
    Apr 5, 2010

    cannot wait to try this!!! sounds awesum. a great side for those hot summer days

  • Anna
    Mar 23, 2007

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