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Fruit Salad 

Another great recipe from Lila that she adapted from the Fruit Cocktail recipe on this site. Enjoy!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 40


  • 1 pc. pineapple cut into tidbits
  • 2 lb peaches peeled and diced
  • 2 lb apricots diced
  • 2 lb plums diced
  • 2 lb apples diced
  • 2 lb pears diced (I also pealed mine because they had tough skins)
  • 2 lb grapes
  • 2 lb bing cherries pitted and cut in half
  • 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 8 cups water
  • 5 cups sugar



  • Stem and wash grapes, and keep in ascorbic acid or lemon juice.
  • Dip ripebut firm peaches, a few at a time, in boiling water for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes toloosen skins. Dip in cold water and slip off skins.
  • Cut in half, remove pits,cut into 1/2-inch cubes and keep in solution with grapes. Peel, halve, and corepears. Cut into 1/2-inch cubes, and keep in solution with other fruit.
  • Halve,and remove pit of apricots and plums. Cut into 1/2-inch cubes, and keep insolution with other fruit.
  • Halve, and core apples. Cut into 1/2-inch cubes, andkeep in solution with other fruit.
  • Pit and halve cherries, keep in solutionwith other fruit.
  • Peel, and core pineapple. Cut into 1/2-inch cubes, and keepin solution with other fruit.
  • Mix all together well.


  • Combine sugar juice and water in a saucepan and bring to boil. 


  • Drain mixed fruit. Add 1/2 cup of hot syrup to each hot jar.
  • Then gently fillthe jar with mixed fruit and more hot syrup, leaving 1/2-inch headspace.


  • Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace if needed.
  • Wipe rims of jars with adampened clean paper towel. Adjust hot lids and process in a water bath for 20minutes.
Keyword Fruit Salad