Gingered Fruit

Gingered Fruit

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 8

Make the sauce for Gingered Fruit a day ahead and refrigerate.  When ready to serve, heat sauce over low heat just until warm, then pour over fruit.


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root, peeled and finely chopped
  • 8 cups assorted fresh fruit such as canteloupe, pineapple, strawberries, blueberries


  1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in small saucepan. Zest one lemon to measure 1 teaspoon zest. Juice lemons to measure 1/4 cup juice. Add water, lemon juice, zest and ginger root to saucepan; whisk together.
  2. Bring sugar mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 4 to 6 minutes or until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.
  3. Place fruit in a large serving bowl. Pour sauce over fruit; mix lightly.


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