Tag Archives: Pineapple

24-hour fruit salad

from Jennifer L.’s book, North Branch , MN

Ingredients

1 (20 oz) can pineapple chunks
3 slightly beaten egg yolks
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp butter or margarine
Dash of salt

Preparation instructions

Drain pineapple; reserve 2 tbsp syrup. To make custard, in a heavy small sauce pan combing reserved pineapple syrup, egg yolks, sugar, vinegar, butter or margarine, and salt. Cook and stir over low heat about 6 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly and coats a metal spoon.
Cool to room temperature. In a large bowl combine pineapple chunks, cherries, oranges, and marshmallows. Pour custard over, stir gently. Beat the whipping cream till soft peaks form. Fold whipped cream into fruit mixture. Turn into a serving bowl. Cover and chill 24 hours or overnight.

Submitted by: Jennifer L

White fruit cake

by Heather M.’s book, Boxford, MA

Ingredients

1 lb. butter
2 c. sugar
9 eggs
6 c. flour
4 oz. candied pineapple
4 oz cherries (or 8 oz. mixed candied fruit)
1 tsp. baking powder
1 c. chopped nuts
1 pkg. chopped dates
1 lb. white raisins
2 oz. brandy

Preparation instructions

Preheat oven to 250 degrees.

Mix butter and sugar for 20 mintues at high speed. Add one egg and a little flour at at time until all is incorporated. Sprinkle some of the flour over the fruit. Add the rest of the ingredients to the batter. Stir well. Grease a 10 inch tube pan and line wiht wax paper. Pour batter in and bake for 3 hours.

Decorate top of cake before you put in oven with cherries and almonds, making a flower pattern.

Submitted by: Heather M

Mandarin orange mold

from Jennifer L.’s book, North Branch , MN

Ingredients

2 (11 oz) cans mandarin oranges
1 (13 1/2 oz) can crushed pineapple
3 (3 oz pkgs) orange jello
2 c. boiling water
2 c. fruit juice
1 pint orange sherbet

Preparation instructions

Drain juice from oranges and pineapple. Dissolve jello in boiling water. Add the fruit juice. When it begins to thicken add the sherbet and fruit. Mix thoroughly. Place in 12 cup ring mold or bowl. Refrigerate.

Submitted by: Jennifer L