Summer’s Best Fruit Salad

Summer’s Best Fruit Salad really is the BEST!  So refreshing and absolutely beautiful!  Of course, you can vary up the fruits you use to fit your own tastes.  The toasted coconut on the top adds a wonderful added flavor and texture.  This always is a hit whenever I serve this.  And the great thing is, the acid from the lemon and the lime juice keep the fruit from oxidizing and turning brownish, so it stays gorgeous all day!  Enjoy!

Watch us make Summer’s Best Fruit Salad then see the full recipe below!


Summer's Best Fruit Salad
 
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This Summer's Best Fruit Salad is so deliciuos and so easy to put together. Once you cut the fruit, be sure to toss in lemon juice and lime juice (as per the instructions)...this will keep the fruit from oxidizing and turning brown. A true crowd favorite!
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10 - 12
Ingredients
  • ½ cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon Cointreau (optional)
  • 2 oranges, peeled, cut into bite sized pieces (Mandarin is good)
  • 2 kiwis, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup pineapple, cut into chunks
  • 1 mango, peeled, pit removed and chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes
Instructions
  1. Toast the coconut flakes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Zest the lemon and lime and add to a small bowl.
  3. Juice the lemon and the lime and add to the zest.
  4. Add the honey and Cointreau (if using).
  5. Mix until combined.
  6. Place the fruit in a large serving bowl,
  7. Pour the sauce and gently mix until all the fruit is coated.
  8. Top with toasted coconut.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

 

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