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Spiced Fruit Bake

Published in Recipes, Desserts Author: CentraCare

CentraCare Health Weight Management Recipe


  • 2 cups sliced apples
  • 2 cups green pear slices
  • 1 ½ cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks (save the juice)
    lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar (can use equivalent baking blend any sugar substitute of your choice)
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ stick melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp. melted coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 300° F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss fruit and add in 1-2 tsp lemon juice. Set aside.
  3. In another glass bowl, combine melted butter, sugar, spices and coconut oil.
  4. Add in honey and a little bit of leftover pineapple juice.
  5. Add this sugar/butter mixture to fruit and coat evenly.
  6. Pour fruit evenly in a 9x12 baking dish.
  7. Pour the leftover sugar/butter/oil mixture on top.
  8. Bake for 1 hour.
  9. Add nuts after baking. (You can also add the nuts in the last 30 minutes of the baking time if you prefer them hot and baked.)
  10. Mix fruit again and serve.

Adapted from

Yield: 12 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving With Nuts

  • Calories: 121
  • Fat: 6 g.
  • Sodium: 10 mg
  • Carbs: 18 g.
  • Fiber: 2 g.
  • Protein: 1 g.

Nutritional Information Per Serving Without Nuts

  • Calories: 100
  • Fat: 6 g.
  • Sodium: 10 mg
  • Carbs: 18 g.
  • Fiber: 2 g.
  • Protein: 0 g.

Exchanges per serving: 1 Fruit; 1 Fat