Twenty Four Hour Fruit Salad


"This is a fruit salad with a cooked dressing."


1 d 20 m servings 251 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 251 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.1g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 52 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the egg, lemon juice, butter, sugar and 1 tablespoon of the reserved pineapple juice over low heat. Cook, whisking constantly, until mixture becomes thick. Whisk in poppy seeds. Remove from heat and chill.
  2. Once dressing is cold, fold in whipped cream, pineapple, orange segments, fruit cocktail and marshmallows. Cover and refrigerate 24 hours. Just before serving, mix in the banana.
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  1. 8 Ratings


I was extremely disappointed in this recipe. I served it for Christmas dinner and only one child liked it. I ended up throwing most of it away. I think that if I'd stopped after tossing the f...

This was not a big hit with my family. They did not care for the Poppy seeds

I don't know what I did right (or wrong!), but I'm pretty sure I followed the directions and it came out way better than the other reviewers say. I brought it to a bbq and EVERYONE loved it - ki...

Thank you, Tami for submitting this. I left my family recipe at home so I checked here - I'm sure that there are other names for it but I've always known it as 24 Hour Salad. However, mine is a ...

With the recommendations listed above, this turned out to be delicious. I skimped a little on the whipped cream and marshmellows. I did not add the poppy seeds and I forgot the bananas too (al...

This fruit salad has been a holiday staple in my family ever since I can remember. It's wonderful! The only reason I did not give it five stars is that I do remember not liking it as a child. ...

My family has used this as a holiday dish for years. We don't use poppyseeds, but feel free to use all fresh fruit and add the banana with the rest of the fruit.

I was so happy to find a recipe very close to the "24 hour salad" my mom and grandmother made for every holiday when I was growing up. It's kinda like a little dessert on your dinner plate. :) I...