Fruit Combo with Lava Sauce

green grapes

Makes 4 servings


  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks or canned tidbits
  • 1 cup each: bananas, kiwifruit, and grapes, cut into bite-sized pieces


  1. Wash hands and surfaces.
  2. Combine pineapple juice, sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel, and corn starch in a medium saucepan.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Cool slightly. Sauce can be served warm or chilled.
  4. Wash, peel, and cut up banana and kiwi. Wash and cut up grapes.
  5. Combine pineapple chunks or tidbits with other fruit and arrange in individual dishes. Spoon glaze over fruit. Refrigerate leftovers in airtight container.

Recipe from Kansas State University 

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