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frozen fruit salad sliced in half

Old Fashioned Frozen Fruit Salad

Sara Garska
Frozen fruit salad is a unique retro recipe that tastes like a cross between fruit salad and ice cream. It's straight out of our great-grandmother's recipe box!
Prep Time 30 mins
Freezing Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 311 kcal


  • Hand mixer
  • Spatula
  • Large bread pan
  • Mixing bowls


  • 1 can apricots
  • 1 can pineapple slices or chunks
  • 2 packages cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup mayonaise
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 bottle marachino cherries


  • Cream the cream cheese and mayonnaise
  • Add sugar to the whipped cream
  • Combine whipped cream mix and cream cheese mixture
  • Dice the fruit and drain liquid from them.
  • Add chopped and drained fruit to the cream mixture and gently fold in.
  • Spoon the mixture into a large bread pan. Cover with foil so that it does not touch the top. Freeze overnight.
    frozen fruit salad in a bread pan
  • To serve, run a wet warm washcloth along the sides and bottom of the bread pan.
  • Cut the frozen fruit salad into slices and remove from pan. Cut the slice in half for smaller sized serving.
  • Top with whipped cream and a cherry to serve.


Nutrition information is provided as an estimate, but your actual values will vary based on exact ingredients used and serving size.


Calories: 311kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 3gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 183mgPotassium: 129mgFiber: 1gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 829IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 58mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cream cheese, fluff, fruit, salad
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