Frozen Fruit Cups - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Frozen Fruit Cups

Servings:18Serving Size:1 muffin cup
Frozen fruit cups

These are great for after school snacks. Your kids will be asking for them — they’re that good.


  • 1 (3 ounce) package lemon gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 (20 ounce) can unsweetened pineapple tidbits, undrained
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 (6 ounce can) frozen orange juice concentrate, partially thawed
  • 1 large, firm banana, sliced


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; cool for 10 minutes. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  2. Spoon into foil cups. Freeze until firm.
  3. Remove from freezer 30 minutes before serving.

Make it a Meal

  • Corned beef
  • Boiled potatoes
  • Steamed broccoli
  • Frozen Fruit Cups
  • Irish soda bread
  • Low-fat milk
Source: Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine. Find more great recipes at


  • Make the most of your choices. Use whole or cut-up fruit, rather than juice, to get the benefits of dietary fiber.
  • Try making these treats with other kinds of fruits and other kinds of juices!

Nutrition facts per serving: 60 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g trans fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 135 mg sodium; 9 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 3 g protein; 4% Daily Value of vitamin A; 30% Daily Value vitamin C