By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

Made to look like a painter's palette, this dessert is festive looking with the star fruit. If you prefer, you can replace any of the fruits with other options, including apples, nectarines, grapes or apricots.

Number of servings

Serves 4


    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon sugar
    2 cups frozen strawberries, unsweetened (thawed)
    1/2 cup powdered sugar
    1 star fruit, sliced
    1 peach, pitted and sliced
    1 pear, pitted and sliced
    1 plum, pitted and sliced
    1 kiwi, peeled and sliced
    Fresh mint leaves, for garnish


In a small bowl, stir together the cinnamon and sugar. Set aside.

In a food processor or blender, combine the strawberries and powdered sugar. Pulse until smooth. Pour onto chilled dessert plates that have a rim. Arrange the sliced fruit on top. Sprinkle with the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Garnish with fresh mint and serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving

  • Total fat trace
  • Calories 250
  • Protein 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 60 g
  • Dietary fiber 12 g
  • Monounsaturated fat trace
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Sodium 5 mg
Dec. 01, 2008