Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe

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Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe. If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The


If you like fresh fruit – and who doesn’t!? – you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The “secret ingredient” allows this simple summer fruit salad to last and last instead of turning brown and mushy! A terrific blend all your summer favorite fruits, this fresh fruit salad is colorful, delicious, and lasts and lasts!

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe


This is my MIL’s recipe, and it is really quite good. It is so simple, yet looks beautiful and tastes fabulous! The rum as the “secret ingredient” that not only ia a sweetener, but what allowes this simple summer fruit salad to keep a few days. My MIL doesn’t like to use bananas, but I do. She prefers pineapple and a melon. As you can see, this recipe is very adaptable to whatever fruit you have on hand!

Notes:

How to hull a strawberry

• This is a great summer fruit salad recipe to make for large gatherings – simply double (or triple) the recipe to feed your guests or take as a pot-luck dish.

• This is also a very good fresh fruit salad to make for smaller families. With Hubby and I usually only being the two of us, the fact that this summer fruit salad holds up for a few days means less waste.

• I called this a summer fruit salad but the truth is you can make it anytime of year. It is just that the summer time is when these fresh fruits are available in abundance.

• In case you missed it – I use bananas in this recipe, my MIL uses pineapple and melon. Highly customizable!

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Ingredients:

• 1 quart Strawberries
• 2 Bananas
• 1 pint Raspberries
• 1 pint Blackberries
• 1 pint Blueberries
• 1 cup Seedless Grapes
• ½ cup Sugar
• ¼ cup White Rum

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Mise en Place:

Cutting Board
• Knife
Salad Spinner or Collander
• Large Bowl
Measuring Cup
Serving Bowl with lid

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe. If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The


Simple Summer Fruit Salad Direcions:

• Wash all your fruit.
• Hubby removes excess water with a salad spinner.

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe. If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The


• Hull and slice your strawberries into quarters.
• Place into a large bowl.
• Cut up bananas, slicing, then quartering each piece.
• Place bananas into the large bowl with the strawberries.
• Add raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and grapes to the strawberries and bananas in the large bowl.

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe. If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The


• Add ½ cup white sugar; toss lightly.

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe. If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The


• Add ¼ cup white rum to the fruit and sugar mixture. Mix well while not smushing the fruit.

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe. If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The


• The rum is what will allow the fruit salad to keep a few days instead of turning brown in a few hours.
• Transfer to a serving bowl with a lid (or cover very tightly with plastic wrap).

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe. If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The


• Chill covered for at least one hour.
• Serve cold.

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe. If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The


• Refrigerate any leftovers.

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe. If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The


Yield: 12 servings

Simple Summer Fruit Salad Recipe

If you like fresh fruit - and who doesn't!? - you will love this simple summer fruit salad recipe. Easy to make, it comes together quickly and tastes fantastic. The "secret ingredient" allows this simple summer fruit salad to last and last instead of turning brown and mushy! A terrific blend all your summer favorite fruits, this fresh fruit salad is colorful, delicious, and lasts and lasts!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Bananas
  • 1 pint Raspberries
  • 1 pint Blackberries
  • 1 pint Blueberries
  • 1 cup Seedless Grapes
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ¼ cup White Rum

Instructions

• Wash all your fruit.

• Hubby removes excess water with a salad spinner.

• Hull and slice your strawberries into quarters.

• Place into a large bowl.

• Cut up bananas, slicing, then quartering each piece.

• Place bananas into the large bowl with the strawberries.

• Add raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and grapes to the strawberries and bananas in the large bowl.

• Add ½ cup white sugar; toss lightly.

• Add ¼ cup white rum to the fruit and sugar mixture. Mix well while not smushing the fruit.

• The rum is what will allow the fruit salad to keep a few days instead of turning brown in a few hours.

• Transfer to a serving bowl with a lid (or cover very tightly with plastic wrap).

• Chill covered for at least one hour.

• Serve cold.

• Refrigerate any leftovers.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0

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Comments

  1. That looks yummy!!

  2. I’d love some of that right now! looks totally awesome!

  3. I bet it even tastes good with just the fruit. Yummy!

  4. This looks so lush and those colors is a proof that its healthy too!

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