Fruits For the Gods Recipe

The gods will surely love this heavenly treat, filled with yummy tropical fruit bits.

Categories Dessert, Fruit, Del Monte Fruit Cocktail
Preparation Time15 min.
Cooking Time1 hr. and 23 mins.
Number of Servings 1


    • - oil, for greasing
    • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
    • 3/4 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 can DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail (432g), drained for 2-3 hours
    • 1 cup raisins
    • 3/4 cup butter
    • 1/2 cup sugar, white
    • 3/4 cup sugar, brown
    • 3 pc egg
    • 1 cup cashew nuts, toasted, chopped

Cooking Tools Needed

    • 12" x 8" Rectangular Pan
    • Chopping Board

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Toasting
    • Mixing


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan.
2. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together.
3. Take 1/2 cup of this mixture and mix with DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail and raisins. Set aside.
4. Cream butter until soft and fluffy. Add sugars and blend well.
5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold in the flour mixture.
6. Add cashew and fruit cocktail mixture. Stir to completely blend batter.
7. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes. Lower heat to 350°F and continue baking for 50 minutes. Cool slightly then cut into bars.

Lusog Notes

Did you know that cashew nuts are a good source of plant protein? Protein is needed by the body for growth and maintenance.

Chef's Tip

Coating the fruits in a portion of the flour keeps them from sinking into the bottom of the pan as the pastry bakes.


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