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Top recipes for "Tropical-fruit"

Dream pie

this is from a very old cookbook put out by the wives of some dental students at the medical university of sc in the early 70's.

Double delight banana cream pie

when i got tired of the traditional banana pudding, this is what i came up with. i hope you enjoy it. cook time is chill time. it's better if you can make it a day ahead of time.

Date drops

this recipe came from a 'card' many years ago cut off of a box of c&h sugar! the cooking time is an estimate, depending on how many cookie sheets are in the oven at the same time!

Cucuzza cake

my aunt mae used to grow cucuzza's in her back yard when i was a little girl. cucuzza is a long, green squash. she normally fried them up and served them with spaghetti every sunday. i recently found this...

East meets west rojak fruit salad

i found this recipe on cyberkuali. it's very refreshing and delicious. the dressing is wonderful!!

Bananas managua

posted for the zaar world tour-nicaragua. from the "international vegetarian cookbook".

Crock pot ham

a while ago someone asked for a recipe for crock pot ham, diana neal suggested doing it with pineapple and brown sugar so last night i experimented and this recipe is the result. mitchell hams are a small...

Bahamian papaya rum cake

we vacationed in the bahamas last spring and were impressed with their local rum cakes. taste the flavor of the islands in this dessert.

Chocolate ribbon banana loaf

from taste of home's healthy cooking magazine. submitted by sharon giljum of san diego, ca. "with chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter, this bread has it all. at less than 275 calories per slice,...

Creamy ambrosia cheesecake

this recipe is tried and true! i make this every year for my dad's birthday. he asked if i will make it for easter this year too. i love this, and every time i make it, i think about how much my dad...

Classic banana cookies

here's a delicious cookie made with bananas. came from my mechanic, if you can believe that.

Coral cooler

this pretty drink is also refreshing. i use fresca soda and it is one of my favorite sodas. i was thrilled when i found this because even though i like drinking it from the bottle, this is a special...

Doodle cake

this recipe is a very old one that i found in a magazine many years ago. every time i bake it, i get rave reviews for it and people are always asking for a copy of the recipe. i have found that it needs...

Cool breeze

a nice, fruity drink for those hot summer nights. a pitcher of these really quenches your thirst!!

Soft and chewy pineapple cookies

even if you don't care for pineapple, this soft and chewy cookie is fantastic! mom's recipe (and her favorite, as well). have to laugh, every time i make them, she cannot walk past them without taking...

Heart healthy smoothie

this smoothie is courtesy of the american heart association, enjoy.

Christmas tea

this is my grandmother's recipe for a delicious hot punch for the holidays, which she always called tea. i always make this for holiday parties, and the aroma is wonderful. to make it even more festive,...

Chocolate colada

pineapples, chocolate what more do you need?

Baked spam

very easy to make. perfect for kids who don't like meat, but will eat fruit or sweets.

Chopped thai chicken salad

from pinch of yum.

Dole tropicasian salad

from dole... posted for safekeeping so i can throw the box away! looks good, i just don't usually have bean sprouts on hand.

Creamy fruit salad

fruit and pudding salad

Pressure cooker sweet n sour chicken

not sure where i got this recipe. it may have come from one of my cookbooks, or i might have found it on line somewhere (possibly fagor's or presto's website). note: 8 minute cooking time does...

Costa rican delight

send yourself to the tropics when you sip this easy-to-make smoothie-style banana-rum drink.

Citrus sangria

the wine shop i work for recently had a sangria party for our customers. this was one of the recipes we used. it is best to allow this to sit overnight (add ice just before serving) but if you're in a...

Crock pot caribbean style black beans

easy recipe for a weeknight meal. throw everything in crock pot in the morning and your meal's ready when you arrive home from work or school. serve with hot cooked rice; tossed salad on the side. source...

Mango pineapple salsa

serve this sprightly salsa with tortilla chips or as an accompaniment to fajitas. it is also delicious alongside grilled fish or chicken. from williams-sonoma kitchen. we loved this salsa, and served...

Pineapple cloud pie

a co-worker brought this in for myself and my wife to try. i was apprehensive at first (i don't usually like pies) but was completely won over on my first bite! i came home from work and started searching...

Kicked up banana smoothie

a creamy and nutritious breakfast flavored with chocolate, peanut butter, and honey from

Dressed bananas

when i was a kid i never went to a card party or gathering of any kind without seeing dressed bananas on the table. my dad alone would go through at least a banana and a half!! people would ask my mother...

Deep fried bananas

this makes enough for 12 people. you can serve these with your favorite.....honey, maple syrup, powder sugar, melted chocolate or hot fudge!

Pineapple jam

found on

Crock pot banana bread

if your crock pot didn't come with a rack you can use an aluminum pie plate that is vented w/ holes, and cut the sides to fit the pot. for the "unit" i just used a non-stick bread pan.

Chocolate of the gods

this pudding's packed with a surprise ingredient. avocados are rich in healthy fat that's beneficial for your heart, hair and skin. make the pudding ahead of time and refrigerate so the flavors can mingle....


a lovely drink that makes me think "summer"

Dirty banana

yummy is all i can say about this. using frozen banana produces a thick shake like adult beverage.

Crown jewel dessert

(broken window glass cake) dessert, recipe from an old joys of jell-o recipe book

Coconut papaya rice

for safe keeping have not tried yet

Creamy almond joy

a richer creamier drink to the almond joy dark

Reduced calorie banana bread

this banana bread is good & moist, lower in calories and fat. the recipe comes from ladies home journal with rave reviews. good with nutmeg, added with the cinnamon. i made this using splenda for baking,1/3...

Double fudge banana muffins brownies

delicious rich and moist muffins - almost like a brownie! definitely top with your favorite frosting!

Chocolate banana ice cream

my vegan friends shared the idea of making ice cream out of bananas with me, then my family added our beloved chocolate.

Christmas morning jewelled muffin mix in a jar

delightful festive spiced muffins, studded with jewel coloured fruit and nuts - just the thing for christmas morning! i love all types of "mixes" in a jar! soups, biscuits, spices, cookies and cake mixes...

The monkey

if monkey antics make you smile this drink will have you grinning from ear to ear! i grinned my way through a few at the hula grill, ka'anapali beach, maui.

Creole pineapple coleslaw

i love the addition of fruit to salads. to make this recipe vegan, substitute a vegan mayonnaise for the regular mayo. from vegan express. since you can often purchase prepared veggies the prep time...

Pork tenderloin with fresh pineapple salsa

this is a somewhat tweaked version of a recipe i found in the 2007 taste of home the busy family cookbook, & then it was reduced to serve 2 of us!

Banana crisp

while sailing i found myself with a bunch of bananas that were ripening too quickly, so came up with this quick, easy, delicious dessert. it's sophisticated enough to serve to guest!

Orange mango margarita

i made this up to use some things hanging out in my fridge. it's strong but fresh and fruity. easily multiplied for more than one serving.

Triple fruit jam

i went a little crazy this summer and fall making jam. this one is is a little different and i won a first place ribbon with it at our county fair!! alot of people will be getting jam for gifts this...

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