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Easy Fruit Salad with Citrus Glaze

I feel like Fruit Salad doesn’t usually need anything to fancy to make it great. The fruit is such a star on its own. The best natures candy. But sometimes you want to jazz it up. Insert this fruit salad with a glaze.

This just gives the fruit a little more pazazz if you will. You can use any fruit that you love in your fruit salad. I don’t tend to use bananas ever because they kinda gross me out when they get brown, anyone else feel me on that?

I think this is best with strawberries, blueberries, mini oranges, pinapple, raspberries, any berry really. But you can experiment with it.

You want all your fruit chopped up and ready to go in a bowl. You can set this aside while you make this quick glaze.

For the syrup you need:

  • fresh orange juice * I squeeze my own
  • fresh lime juice
  • brown sugar
  • and a hint of vanilla

You’re going to start by mixing your ingredients in a small saucepan. Once it’s all mixed together you want to simmer it on the stove until it starts to thicken. You want to watch this because with the sugar it can get a little burnt quickly. Once it’s thickened, remove from heat and let it sit to cool a bit.

Once the glaze is cooled go ahead and pour it over your fruit and stir. As with most salads, this fruit salad tastes best as it has time to absorb the glaze.

This is perfect for a potluck or summer gathering. Fresh fruit is one of my favorite summer treats.

How do you like your fruit salad? Let me know the comments!

Easy Fruit Salad with  Citrus Glaze
Fruit Salad

Tasty Fruit Salad

Yield: 5 side dish
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

This is a easy delicious fruit salad with a citrus simple syrup.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 TB lime juice
  • 2-3 TB brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4-5 cups assorted fruit, chopped

Instructions

  1. Mix all but your fruit into a small saucepan. Simmer, stirring until the mixture has thickened some. Once thickened, remove from heat. Place your chopped fruit into a medium size serving bowl, pour the cooled sauce over the fruit and stir. Let sit in the fridge to soak in the flavor.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 446Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 15mgCarbohydrates: 113gFiber: 13gSugar: 80gProtein: 6g

The calories are computer generated and may not be 100% accurate.

If you loved this recipe let me know in the comments or #courtneyshomestead. Thanks so much for your support!

<3 Courtney

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