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Best Frog Eye Salad

Silky, creamy, pebbly and fruity, this frog eye salad recipe is simply irresistible. It's a perfect accompaniment for any meal. Make plenty. You'll love the leftovers too.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins


  • 1 1/3 cups acini de pepe pasta, cooked, then drained and cooled
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tb flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups juice from *drained pineapple
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 can crushed pineapple, drained (reserve*)
  • 1 can fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cup whipped cream


  • Mix together sugar, flour and salt
  • Drain all fruit well (other canned fruits can be used too).
  • Gradually stir 2 beaten eggs and fruit juices into dry ingredients in saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened. Add lemon juice and let cool.
  • Add fruit to cooled mixture and (optional, depending on your marshmallow preferences) marshmallows.
  • Fold in whipped cream.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Serve while cold and settle back for compliments!