Acai pomegranate smoothie

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup fresh ruby-colored pomegranate arils
  • 100 grams of frozen acai berry puree
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • 8 ounces of almond milk (unsweetened)

Procedure

Add all the ingredients to the blender and blend on high for 30 seconds until the smoothie becomes creamy and serve chill.

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Granny Cake-Fruit Recipe

Granny cake is little different from other cakes and it takes only 10 minutes to prepare this. But it takes around 40 minutes of cooking time and so altogether within an hour it can be cooked completely. Pineapple is the main fruit used in this recipe and a lot of other tasty and nutrient-full items are also added to bring the aroma and mouth watering taste.

Ingredients

Granny Cake

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 16 ounces crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup nuts
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Procedure

  1. Combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, salt, baking soda, egg and crushed pineapples according to the quantity in the ingredient list and pour the mixture into a buttered pan 9 X 13.
  2. Mix brown sugar and nuts and sprinkle over the unbaked cake and bake it at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.
  3. Now mix milk, sugar, vanilla and butter in a saucepan and blend them together properly.
  4. Now boil the above mixture and pour over the baked cake while it still hot.

This cake can serve for about 12 to 14 adults and it will be perfect for an evening snack. When kids return home from their extracurricular activities, this recipe will be a nutritious as well as a stomach filling one.

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Corn Flakes Fruit Pizza-Fruit Recipe

Children love to hear the name “Pizza” rather than “Fruits”. Therefore to make them consume fruits which have high nutrients, this recipe consisting of different fruits are served as pizza. One can use your favorite fruits to design tour pizza however you want but preferably strawberries and bananas will be good. This can be cooked in very less time and it takes just 15 minutes to do so. The one who do not want to spend more time standing in the kitchen can go for this kind of fruit recipe. Below you can find the various ingredients needed to prepare this fruit and then the procedures are coming underneath it.

Ingredients

Corn Flakes Fruit Pizza

  • 4 cups of corn flakes which are crushed and mashed properly
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of softened margarine
  • 2 tablespoons of light corn syrup
  • 2  packages of softened  light cream cheese
  • 1  jar of marshmallow cream
  • 3 cups of sliced fruit preferably strawberry, banana, grapes and kiwis

Procedures

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F and in a separate bowl, combine corn flakes, sugar, margarine, and corn syrup.
  2. Press this mixture evenly and put them in the bottom of an 12-inch pan. After doing this, bake it for 5 minutes and allow it to cool down completely for several minutes.
  3. Now combine cream cheese and marshmallow cream and spread it over the crust. Now arrange the fruits however you want but neatly arranged.
  4. Chill it for an hour and the split into even pieces by slicing them using a sharp knife.

The amount that is used to make this pizza will constitute 1 pie and this can be made during special occasions. One can make this short recipe and give it friends and relatives who step into your house suddenly without any prior information. It is very easy to prepare this fruit recipe and as it contains lots of vitamins and minerals it is considered to be an healthy one too.

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Sour Cream Apple Pie-fruit Recipe

Apples are good source of vitamins and they are less expensive when compared to other fruits and are available throughout the year. Apples are very essential to maintain a balance diet and so they are available all over the countries and they are exported to the countries where the plantation seems to be very difficult. Pick the ones which are bright in color and avoid the ones which have brown spots on them. It can be stored in fridge to postpone ripening and can retain their freshness for up to 7 days. Many suggest eating an apple per day can keep you from free radicals that are harmful to our body.

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups of peeled diced apples
  • 1 unbaked pie crust about 9-inch

CRUMB TOPPING

  • 1/2 cup of  brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of butter
  • 1/3 cup of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Procedure

  1. Beat the egg and sour cream together and add flour, sugar, salt and vanilla.
  2. Mix until it becomes smooth and stir in the apples.
  3. Bake it at 400 degree for about 25 minutes and then mix the crumb topping ingredients until crumbly.
  4. Remove the pie from oven and spread with crumb topping and again bake it for another 20 minutes.
  5. Allow it to cool down for sometime before serving for best flavor and taste.

This can be served as breakfast too and it takes about 1 hr and 15 minutes to prepare this recipe. Kids are found of apples and it will be a great recipe appetite for them.

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Lemon Cake-Fruit Recipe

Instead of trying the same old banana cake, you can try the Lemon cake which is full of health benefits. Lemon is rich in vitamin C and as they are low in calories they can be consumed even by old aged people too. Lemon juice when it is mixed with water serves as a great liver detoxifier. It helps in treating scurvy diseases and destroys intestinal worms. This recipe is altogether a stomach filling, nutritious and a delicious one. The ingredients that are needed for this recipe are given below and they are followed by instructions.

  • 1/2 lb of unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups of granulated sugar, divided
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup  of lemon, zest of, grated
  • 3 cups of flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup of fresh lemon juice, divided
  • 3/4 cup of buttermilk, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Glaze

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  • 2 cups of confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice

Procedure

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F and grease the flour 2 loaf pans with parchment paper to line the bottom.
  2. Using paddle attachment, gel the butter and 2 C granulated sugar in a bowl of electric mixer for about 5 minutes until it gets light and fluffy.
  3. Keep the mixer at medium speed and add eggs one by one along with lemon zest.
  4. Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl and in another bowl, mix lemon juice, buttermilk and vanilla.
  5. Alternately add flour and buttermilk mixtures to the batter, starting and ending with flour mixture.
  6. Evenly divide the batter between pans, smoothing the tops. Bake this for about 45 minutes to 1 hour until it is baked properly.
  7. After baking it, allow it to cool down for 10 minutes. In the meantime, combine ½ C granulated sugar and ½ C lemon juice in small saucepan. Heat this mixture at medium temperature until the sugar dissolves.
  8. Now remove the cakes from pans and set it on the wire rack, top of the jelly pan.
  9. Sprinkle the lemon syrup over the cakes and allow it to cool down completely.
  10. For the glaze, mix the confectioners’ sugar and lemon juice in a bowl and mix it with whisk until smooth.
  11. Pour this above mixture over the tops of the cakes and allow drizzling down the sides.
  12. Garnish with 2 lemon slices and some greens of your choice.

This recipe takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes to prepare and can be served for 10 to 12 adults. Kids love to eat this recipe and it can be made during festival seasons to welcome the guest with appetite. Even though it takes some time to bake it, the result at the end is so delicious and no one can stop with just one piece of cake.

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Dark Chocolate:Raspberry Banana Bread-Fruit Recipe

This recipe is a double combination of raspberry and banana fruit and mixture of dark chocolate makes it yummier. Both the fruits are rich in vitamins and they contain many anti-oxidants which are responsible for anti-aging features. Raspberry fruit is mainly responsible for treating skin problems and avoids wrinkles. It is a perfect mixture of these two fruits which taste good and makes our body healthy. This recipe triggers the taste buds and makes the mouth watery as it is delicious and smells good. The ingredients and the instruction that are needed to prepare this recipe is listed below.

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 2 eggs which are lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups of mashed bananas or 4 -5 medium bananas
  • 1 cup of sugar or 1 cup of Splenda granular
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil or 1/2 cup of melted butter
  • 1/4 cup of chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup of raspberry preserves
  • 1/2 cup of dark chocolate pieces
  • 3/4 cup of cinnamon streusel topping
  • 1/4 cup of raspberry preserves
  • 1/2 teaspoon of shortening
  • 1/3 cup of dark chocolate pieces

Procedure             

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and grease the bottom and sides of loaf pans and set it aside.
  2. Then in a large bowl combine baking powder, baking soda, flour, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and ginger. Before setting aside, make a well in the center of the flour mixture.
  3. In another medium bowl, combine the eggs, bananas, sugar and oil and stir them well. Now blend the egg mixture with the flour mixture and stir it well until it is moistened.
  4. Add some pecans and some dark chocolate pieces into the mixture. Spoon the batter into the pan and swirl ¼ cup of raspberry into it with the help of a knife. Sprinkle some cinnamon streusel if needed.
  5. Bake it for40 to 50 minutes depending upon the pan size and use a wooden tooth pick to check whether it is baked properly. To prevent overbrowning, cover it with foil for the last 15 minutes of baking.
  6. Allow it to cool down for 10 minutes inside the pan on a wire rack. Then remove it from the pan and cool it completely on the rack.
  7. After making the bread to stand overnight, combine the 1/3 cup of dark chocolate with ½ teaspoon of shortening in a separate bowl. Microwave it for 20 seconds and stir it well until it gets melted and becomes smooth. Now drizzle over the bread.
  8. Place the raspberries in another microwave bowl and heat it for 20 to 30 seconds and drizzle it over the top of the bread.

This recipe serves for about 16 adults and it takes around 1 hour and 20 minutes to prepare this one. For those who want to experiment with fruits can try this recipe during special occasions.

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Pineapple Coconut Snowballs

Pineapple and coconut is an excellent source of vitamin C and fiber respectively and both are required for proper synthesis of the body. This recipe is rich in B-complex and also contains small amount of vitamin A which improves our vision. This pineapple fruit is also responsible for protecting human body from lung and oral cavity cancers. Even though these snowballs take a little extra time to prepare, it is worthwhile to prepare it during festival seasons. Even though coconuts are added into this mixture, they are not very sweet, but are a refreshing change of pace from the usual holiday baked pies, goods, fudges, and candies.

Ingredients

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  • 1(8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1(8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 2 1/2cups flaked coconut

Procedure

  1. Drain the pineapple with a fine strainer to push as much as juice possible to make the mixture a bit more firm and easier to work with
  2. Combine the cream cheese and the pineapple in a small bowl and mix it well.
  3. Cover the mixture with a paper foil and refrigerate it for 30 minutes.
  4. Now roll the mixture into a 1-inch ball and add coconut to it.
  5. Refrigerate it for 6 hours or one full night.

This recipe takes just only 35 minutes to prepare but another 6 hours is required to refrigerate it. One can do this at night and keep the mixture in the fridge the whole night so that next day they can consume this delicious recipe. Kids and children love to eat this mouth-watering recipe and this can be done during festival seasons.

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Strawberry Coffee Cake

As this fruit is packed with full of health benefits it is known as “the queen of fruits” and have the highest amount of nutrients compared to fruits like apples, oranges or bananas. It looks very beautiful in its bright red color and its juicy heart shaped design steals everyone’s attention. This fruit is rich in vitamin C, potassium and fiber content. It is low in calories and thus it is good for heart ailments. It contains flavonoids which are responsible for the color and flavor of strawberries. Not only that, it lowers the risk for heart diseases. Below you can find the ingredients needed for preparing this delicious recipe.

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of  baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of  salt
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 1/2-2 cups of sliced fresh strawberries

Topping

  • 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of cold butter
  • 1/4 cup of chopped pecans

Procedure

  1. Add flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl and stir it well to get mixed.
  2. In another bowl, add the egg, milk and butter and mix it up well. Then add dry ingredients and stir it until they are mixed with the other ingredients.
  3. Pour this above mixture into a greased 8-inch square baking dish.
  4. Place the sliced strawberries evenly on the top of the batter and then continue to make the toppings.
  5. Combine the flour and sugar in a bowl and mix them well so that it is perfectly blended.
  6. With the help of a pastry blender, cut in the butter until the expected consistency is acquired.
  7. Stir in pecans and sprinkle this mixture evenly over the strawberries.
  8. Finally bake it at 375 degrees for 30 – 35 minutes or until it is baked completely.
  9. Use a wooden pick to check out whether it is baked perfectly.

This recipe can be used as an evening snack to fill one’s stomach and children love to eat strawberries. This serves for about 8 adults and even though it takes about an hour to prepare this recipe it is worth it. As strawberries contain potassium it promotes bone health and also lower the risk of macular degeneration. For those who are worried about their skin tones can eat this recipe as strawberries are good anti aging agents. There are other lots of health benefits of this fruit and this recipe is truly an outstanding recipe which can made during special occasions.

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Black-Bottom Banana Bars

This recipe is one of the delicious recipes and favorites of all times. It can be made on special occasions like birthdays and other outdoor events as they are perfect for celebration days. No one can eat this Black Bottom Banana bars just once as its delicious taste makes one to go for another round. Bananas are available throughout the year and as they are less expensive it is not a difficult task to make this recipe. They are rich in vitamin B6, vitamin C and potassium and they contain high calories which are much needed for growing kids and teenagers. These banana bars can be served as a snack item in the evenings to fill up one’s stomach. The ingredient needed to prepare this dish is given below and it is followed by its procedure.

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup of butter or 1/2 cup of softened  margarine
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups of mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 cup of baking cocoa

Procedure

  1. Combine the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and blend it together nicely.
  2. Add egg and vanilla cream to the above mixture and beat it until it is thoroughly combined.
  3. Blend in the bananas and combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Combine this mixture with the creamed mixture and stir it well.
  4. Divide the batter into half and add cocoa to one half. Spread it into a greased13-in x9-in pan.
  5. Spoon the other half of the batter on the top and swirl it with a knife.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until it is baked completely. Use a tooth stick to find out whether it is baked completely.
  7. Finally allow it to cool down for few minutes before serving for a better taste.

It comes up to 32 bars with these quantities and it takes just about 25 minutes to prepare this recipe. For those who do not like to spend a lot of time in kitchen, this recipe will be of a great use in time of hunger. Kids and children love to eat this recipe and definitely it will be a stomach filling one and it can be refrigerated and served cold. One can also add some chocolate toppings or melted cheese on the top of this recipe to make it even more delicious but it is just an option. Instead of trying the same old banana bread experiment something new and try this recipe out.

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Apple French Toast Casserole

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is one of the famous quotes which convey that this fruit is full of health benefits. This recipe may take a lot of time to prepare but in the end you will find it value. This fruit contains in-numerous vitamins and minerals that are essential to keep one body fit and healthy. These fruits are best to be consumed as early as possible instead of storing them up in refrigerator. They are grown up in almost all the countries and so it is not a big difficulty to purchase them.

Ingredients

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  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 3 large apples which are peeled and sliced thinly
  • 3/4 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 8 slices of Italian bread, each 1 inch thick
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups of milk
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

Procedure

  1. In a large skillet melt the butter and add the thinly sliced apples to it.
  2. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes and stir them in-between and add brown sugar, water and cinnamon and continue cooking for 10 minutes until apples are tender.
  3. Pour the mixture into 13X9 baking dish and make sure that you cover the apples with bread slices entirely.
  4. Trim the bread in such a way that it fits and beat the eggs until it becomes foamy and then beat milk and vanilla to it.
  5. Pour the egg mixture over the bread slices and cover the dish with plastic wrap leave it undisturbed inside the refrigerator the whole night.
  6. In the morning, take the dish out from the fridge and allow it settle for some time and in the mean time preheat the oven to 375 F.
  7. Bake it for 35 minutes or until the bread becomes golden in color. Allow it to cool down for 10 minutes before serving.
  8. Before serving, it is always better to cut the edges of casserole with a knife and place the platter on the top of the casserole carefully.
  9. For effective serving, use a spatula to remove them and place it on the plate with damaging the sides and carefully flip it so that the apple side is up.

This fruit recipe is very delicious and it can be prepared during special occasions or during festivals. When you return home from office after a hectic schedule, this fruit recipe can be given so that it may be refreshing as it contains vitamin C, potassium, antioxidants and many more. Apples are responsible for reducing tooth decays, cholesterol and boost one’s immune system. For apple lovers, it is a must-have recipe.

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