Fruit For The Gods Recipe

Have you heard about Fruit For The Gods? Doesn’t sound quite correct, right? Well, we definitely know about the classic dessert called Food For The Gods and this one is a creative twist of it.

From the name itself, fruits are added to the yummy dessert, making it yummier! The good folks from Del Monte came up with a handy and versatile canned fruits called Fiesta Fruit Cocktail. The Fiesta Fruit Cocktail is already used in a variety of desserts like fruit salad and fruit gelatin. Who would have taught we could come up with a whole new dessert out of this?

This dessert is unbelievably easy to do and if your like most Pinoys, you probably have a can of fruit cocktail sitting around. So why not make one today?


  • 1⅓ cups All- Purpose Flour (sifted)
  • ¾ tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • ¼ tsp Iodized Fine Salt
  • 1 cup Raisins
  • ¾ Butter
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ¾ cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 pc Egg
  • 1 cup (+2 tbsp) Toasted Cashew Nuts (chopped)
  • 1 can (432 grams) Del Monte Fiesta Fruit Cocktail (drained for 2 to 3 hours)

Cooking Instructions:

  1.  Preheat oven to 350º F. Grease a 13” x 9”x 2” pan.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together. Take ½ cup of this mixture and mix with DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail and raisins. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter until soft and fluffy. Add sugars and blend well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold in the flour mixture.
  4. Add cashew and fruit cocktail mixture. Stir to completely blend batter.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes. Lower heat to 300º F and continue baking for 50 minutes. Cool slightly then cut into bars.
  6. Makes 24 servings. Share and enjoy!

Cooking Tools Needed:

  1. Baking Pan
  2. Bowl
  3. Electric Mixer
  4. Wooden Spoon
  5. Chef’s Knife
  6. Chopping Board
  7. Measuring Cups
  8. Measuring Spoons
  9. Strainer


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