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Grandmoma Loftin's Frozen Fruit Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jaynie Nesmith

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 (1 lb. 4 oz.) cans of crushed pineapple
1 (1 lb.) can sliced peaches
1 c. fresh white seedless grapes, halved or 1 (1lb. 4 oz. cans
2/3 c. maraschino cherries, cut in eighths
1/4 lb. (15) marshmallows, quartered
1 tsp. crystallized ginger, finely chopped
1/2 envelope (1/2 tbsp.) unflavored gelatin
1/8 c. cold water
1/2 c. orange juice
1/8 c. lemon juice
1 1/4 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. coarsely chopped pecans
1 qt. heavy cream whipped OR
2 1/2 packages of dessert topping mix (Dream Whip) OR 1/2 quart heavy cream
1 1/2 c. mayonnaise (for salad)

Directions:
Directions:
Drain fruit; save 3/4 c. pineapple juice. Cut peaches in 1/2" cubes. Combine fruit, marshmallows, and ginger. Soften gelatin in cold water. Heat pineapple juice to boiling. Add gelatin; stir to dissolve. Add orange and lemon juice, sugar, and salt; stir to dissolve. Chill. When mixture starts to thicken, add fruit mixture and nuts. Fold in whipped cream and mayonnaise. Spoon into quart cylinder cartons (paper, plastic or metal.) Cover and freeze.

To serve, remove from freezer and thaw enough to slip out of container. Cut in 1" slices. Serve salad on lettuce; garnish with cherries. For dessert, top with whipped cream. Each quart makes 3 to 4 servings.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 4 1/2 quarts. Each Quart makes 6 to 8 servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandmoma Loftin served this at Christmas Eve dinner.

 

 

 

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