Grandma's Winter Fruit Medley

Grandma's Winter Fruit Medley

A delicious fruit salad served with a thickened fruit juice dressing.

20 min. prep time
6 servings
454 Ratings



1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 cup reserved fruit juices
1 teaspoon lemon juice


1 cup seedless green grapes
1 cup seedless red grapes
1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained, reserve juice
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin orange segments, drained, reserve juice
2 medium bananas, sliced 1/2-inch


Stir together sugar and cornstarch in 1-quart saucepan. Gradually stir in fruit juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until dressing thickens and comes to a boil (3 to 6 minutes). Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice. Let stand 5 minutes.

Place fruit in large bowl. Pour dressing over fruit; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 220

Fat: 0.5g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 10mg

Carbohydrates: 56g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #4077©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I have made this many times and each time is different because I use whatever fruit I have on hand.
I alternate the type of fruits each time for a different twist. I've prepared it several times this year. It's great each time.
"A nice change to fruit salad!" It is a big hit in my family!
Love this recipe, best of all you can adapt it to your families taste or to what you have on hand

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