Baked Fruit - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Baked Fruit

Servings:8Serving Size:1/2 cup

With only 4 ingredients, this baked fruit dessert is simple. It’s also delicious. Ripe, fresh fruit is dressed with sugar and cinnamon.


  • 4 cups of fresh or canned fruit (drain if using canned)
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Arrange fruit in a flat baking dish.
  3. Dot top of fruit with margarine.
  4. Combine brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over fruit.
  5. Bake 30 minutes.

Make it a Meal

  • Sliced roast beef
  • Baked potato
  • Tossed salad
  • Baked Fruit
  • Low-fat milk
Source: A Guide to Good Nutrition, University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, Kentucky Expanded Food and Nutrition Program 1998.


  • Look for canned fruit packed in light syrup or water.
  • Fresh fruit may be used in season. For added color and nutrients use strawberries, blackberries or blueberries.

Nutrition facts per serving: 80 calories; 1.5g total fat; 0g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 0mg cholesterol; 15mg sodium; 19g total carbohydrate; 2g dietary fiber; 16g sugar; 1g protein; 2% Daily Value of vitamin A; 25% Daily Value of vitamin C; 2% Daily Value of calcium; 2% Daily Value of iron