Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Fabulous way to serve fruit that tastes almost like dessert. It is wonderful served with ham or pork - or even over vanilla ice cream! You can substitute other fruit to your taste but the cherries and bananas should always be used.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain all fruits and placed them in a 2 qt.
  2. buttered baking dish.
  3. Combine cornstarch, curry powder, cinnamon, and sugar in small bowl.
  4. Sprinkle the sugar mixture over fruit.
  5. Combine melted butter and brandy and pour over fruit.
  6. Gently toss to coat all the fruit.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.


Most Helpful

I couldn't find apricot halves so I substituted pineapple. It was fabulous! I made it with a pork roast - which is great. And I'm planning on making it with baked ham in the future. I think next time though - to make it a little more savory I will add a little more curry powder and a little less cinnamon. Thanks for a great one Candy!

Kenzington July 15, 2007

This is wonderful. I agree with the reviewer who suggested less sugar, but that's strictly a personal preference, not a criticism! I didn't have brandy, so used bourbon, and it was delicious. I think rum might be nice, too? I served this at a bridal brunch, and had several requests for the recipe. I emailed them this link, so you get credit, Candy! Thanks for a true winner!

La Dilettante October 24, 2011

Oh wow! I didn't know that canned fruit could taste so good. This will be my new winter go-to recipe when I am in need of a fruit fix. It was very sweet - DH and I ended up saving it for dessert instead of eating it as a side. I would probably decrease the brown sugar if I intended to serve it as an actual side dish (not that it tastes bad as is). Also, I only used a 1/3 cup butter, and will probably decrease it to 1/4 cup next time, and maybe add some more brandy and/or fruit juice so that it doesn't dry out.

Oenophilly February 21, 2009

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