Old Fashion Fruit Salad Recipes

Overview

Fruit salad can be as simple as preparing three or more different fruits and tossing them in a bowl. Old-fashioned fruit salads usually have five or more different fruits combined, along with nuts, marshmallows or whipped cream. In some recipes, all possible ingredients are included to make a creamy, rich dish that everyone will love. Here are recipes for simple old-fashioned fruit salad and creamy old-fashioned fruit salad.

Step 1

Prepare the fruit. Peel and core apples and cut into bite-sized chunks. Peel and slice bananas. Peel orange and separate into slices. Cut pineapple rings into bite-sized pieces. Cut grapes in half.

Step 2

Place the fruit into a large bowl and mix together.

Step 3

Sprinkle lemon juice on the fruit and stir to combine.

Step 4

Add chopped walnuts or pecans, if desired, or add miniature marshmallows.

Step 5

Refrigerate until well-chilled and serve.

Step 1

Prepare fruits as in Step 1.

Step 2

Add in chopped walnuts or pecans and miniature marshmallows.

Step 3

In a saucepan, combine the juice and rind of the lemon, lime and orange, beaten egg and sugar. Cook over low heat until thick. Allow to cool.

Step 4

Pour sauce over the prepared fruit in a large bowl and stir.

Step 5

Fold in whipped cream. Chill in the refrigerator until cold.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 apples
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 orange
  • 3 to 4 pineapple rings
  • 1/2 pound grapes
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Large bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Juice and grated rind of 1 lemon, 1 lime and 1 orange
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup whipped cream

References

  • Fruit and Veggie Quantity Recipe Cookbook, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (PDF)
  • Old Fashioned Ambrosia Fruit Salad Recipe

Who Can Help

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G. K. Bayne is a freelance writer, currently writing for Demand Studios where her expertise in back-to-basics, computers and electrical equipment are the basis of her body of work. Bayne began her writing career in 1975 and has written for Demand since 2007.