Summertime or Anytime Fruit Salad

Kendra W. Raymond


This yummy and refreshing salad goes well with a breakfast or brunch. It is also a big hit at potlucks! Most of the preparation is done the day before serving.

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What's better than a fresh fruit salad in the summer? A creamy fruit salad! The pineapple cream cheese dressing in this salad is simply wonderful. It's tangy, sweet, fruity, and very creamy. This is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at any summer cookout. And a way to get little ones to eat their fruit. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 11 votes

30 Min
15 Min
Stove Top



  • 1/3 c
  • 4 tsp
    corn starch
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    pineapple juice
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese, softened (3 oz. each)

  • 2 c
    fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 2 c
    pineapple tidbits
  • 1 1/2 c
    seedless green or red grapes, halved
  • 1 1/2 c
    peaches or nectarines, diced
  • 1 c
    fresh blueberries or raspberries
  • 1/4 c
  • ·
    leaf lettuce, optional

How to Make Summertime or Anytime Fruit Salad


  1. The day before serving, in a small saucepan combine sugar, corn starch, and salt. Stir in the juices until smooth.
  2. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir a small amount into the eggs. Return all to the pan, stirring constantly.
  5. Cook and stir until mixture reaches 160 degrees and is thickened. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  6. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth.
  7. Add juice mixture; mix well.
  8. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  9. In a large bowl, combine the fruit. Sprinkle with sugar; toss to coat.
  10. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  11. Just before serving, combine dressing and fruit and toss lightly. Can garnish bowl by lining it with lettuce.

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About Summertime or Anytime Fruit Salad

Course/Dish: Fruit Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Fruit Salad

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