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Old-Fashioned Fruit Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Sunday, September 28, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
20 oz. can Pineapple chunks, packed in it's own juice
24 oz. can Peach slices. packed in it's own juice
2 Eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp. Sugar
2 Tbsp. Lemon juice
1 Tbsp. Butter
Dash Salt
1/2 C. Heavy Whipping Cream, Whipped
2 Bananas, peeled and sliced in 1/4-inch rounds
1 C. Strawberries, hulled and sliced
1 C. seedless Green Grapes, cut in half
Maraschino Cherries, with stems

Directions:
Directions:
Drain canned fruit, reserve 2 Tbsp. of the pineapple juice; set aside.
Combine eggs, sugar, lemon juice, reserved pineapple juice, butter and salt in a heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Cool.
When cool, fold in whipped cream.
Gently toss bananas, grapes and strawberries with the drained canned fruit. Fold dressing into the fruit. Refrigerate 1-2 hours. Garnish with Maraschino cherries before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A fruit salad Grandma would have made.

 

 

 

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