Creamy Fruit Salad

Creamy Fruit Salad


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About this recipe: This dessert is fruity and dreamy. Apples, pears, bananas, mandarins, pecans and fruit cocktail are tossed in a creamy sauce. Serve for breakfast, brunch, dessert or general snacking.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 (415g) tin fruit cocktail, juice reserved
  • 2 (295g) tins mandarin oranges, drained
  • 3 apples, cored and diced with peel
  • 2 pears, cored and diced
  • 2 bananas
  • 115g chopped pecans
  • 225g cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. In a large bowl combine fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges, apples, pears and pecans.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, mix cream cheese and lemon juice. Add enough fruit cocktail juice to achieve a smooth and creamy consistency.
  3. Fold the cream cheese mixture into the fruit mixture and toss. Cover and chill for 1 hour before serving. Prior to serving slice bananas, add to fruit salad and toss again.

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