👉 MixedFruitCups


Homemade Mixed Fruit Cups


  • 8-10 fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 jar (15 oz) Mandarin oranges, with juice
  • 1 can (20 oz) diced pineapple, with juice
  • 2 ripe bananas, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • A handful of fresh cherries, pitted and halved (optional)


  1. Prepare the Fruits:
    • Hull and slice the strawberries.
    • Drain the Mandarin oranges, reserving the juice.
    • Drain the diced pineapple, reserving the juice.
    • Peel and slice the bananas.
    • If using, pit and halve the cherries.
  2. Mixing the Fruits:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the sliced strawberries, Mandarin oranges, diced pineapple, sliced bananas, and cherries (if using).
    • Gently toss the fruits together to ensure an even distribution.
  3. Adding Citrus Flavor:
    • Pour the reserved juices from the Mandarin oranges and diced pineapple into the fruit mixture.
    • Add fresh orange juice to the bowl.
    • Stir the fruits and juices together until well combined.
  4. Assembling Fruit Cups:
    • Spoon the mixed fruit into individual containers with lids, ensuring each container gets a good mix of all the fruits.
    • If you prefer, layering the fruits can create a visually appealing presentation.
  5. Chill and Store:
    • Seal the containers with lids and place them in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to meld.
    • These fruit cups can also be frozen for longer storage. Simply thaw them in the refrigerator before serving.
  6. Serve and Enjoy:
    • When ready to enjoy, grab a container from the refrigerator or let it thaw if frozen.
    • These mixed fruit cups make for a refreshing and healthy snack or dessert.

Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other favorite fruits or adjusting the quantities to suit your taste preferences. Enjoy your homemade fruit cups!

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