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Summer Surprise Dessert

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“This recipe came from a "Dear Abby" column in the daily paper a short while back when someone was requesting a copy of her "family favorite" dessert recipe. Prep time is an estimate.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
12-16
YIELD:
1 dish
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In 9x12-inch glass dish, combine fruit and mix well.
  2. Sprinkle brown sugar over the fruit.
  3. Top with sour cream.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 3 to 4 hours.
  5. The sour cream will seep through the brown sugar to the fruit.
  6. To serve: gently stir the fruit; spoon into sherbet glasses.
  7. TIP: Any combination of fruits may be used: fresh plums, kiwi, raspberries, pitted bing cherries, etc.
  8. However, fresh peaches, fresh grapes, and fresh blueberries are a necessity.
  9. Frozen or canned fruits are not recommended.

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