Monday, July 8, 2013

Fruit Set Salad

As much as I love trying new recipes and tweaking and changing recipes and making my kitchen a lab for experimentation, I have my old-faithful stand-by recipes as well.
Fruit Set Salad has stood the test of time and trial.  It is great for potlucks, picnics, and regular Pickle-friendly dinners.  And it still satisfies my love of recipe-tweaking by easily changing out the juice or fruits while always turning out delicious.  Sweetened only by the fruits and juice, this satisfies a sweet tooth with no added sugar!

Here is the recipe:

Fruit Set Salad

2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
1 cup cold water
12 ounce frozen unsweetened apple juice concentrate, thawed
2 banana, sliced in rounds
8 ounces unsweetened crushed pineapple
2 cups chopped fresh fruit (apples, grapes, etc.)

In a medium saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water.  Allow to dissolve for 1 minute.  Heat to dissovle completely, stirring to keep from burning.  Remove from heat and stir in juice concentrate.  Pour into two quart dish.  Add fruit and chill until set.

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