Gluten Free Hot Fruit Bake

December 14, 2017

Gluten Free Hot Fruit Bake


  • cup sliced apples
  • 2 cups pear slices
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks (save the juice)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup coconut palm sugar (unrefined) or brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tsp cinnamon (extra for topping)
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 stick melted butter (4 to 5 tbsp melted vegan butter can be substituted)
  • Optional - An additional 2 teaspoons melted coconut oil or butter to coat walnuts
  • 1/3 cup chopped raw walnuts or pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 300F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss your fruit and add in 1-2 tsp lemon juice. Set aside.
  3. In another glass bowl, combine your melted butter, spices, and honey or maple syrup.
  4. Mix in a few tablespoons of your leftover pineapple juice as well.
  5. Add this sugar/butter mixture to your fruit and coat evenly.
  6. Pour fruit evenly in a 9x12 baking dish.
  7. Pour the leftover sugar/butter/oil mixture on top.
  8. baking for 1 hr.
  9. OPTIONAL - Toss your nuts in a tiny bit of melted coconut oil or butter and pinch of cinnamon. Add them to a pan and stick them in the oven with the hot fruit bake for the last 25 to 30 minutes or so, or until toasted.
  10. Once fruit Mix fruit is done baking remove from oven. Remove optional nuts as well.
  11. Sprinkle additional cinnamon and toasted nuts on top of hot fruit bake before serving.
  12. You can use pre-roasted nuts to save on time as well. Just make sure they are not salted. 

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