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Fruit Salad

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Description

Beautiful fruit salad with a sweet orange-vanilla syrup. Perfect for Easter brunch!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • Juice Of 1 Orange
  • Zest Of 1 Orange
  • 2 whole Vanilla Beans, Caviar Scraped Out (or 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract)
  • 4 pints Strawberries, Hulled And Halved
  • 2 pints Blueberries
  • 2 cups Red Grapes, Halved
  • 2 cups Green Grapes, Havled
  • Mint Leaves

Preparation

Place the sugar, water, orange juice and orange zest into a small saucepan and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then turn the heat to low and simmer for 15-20 to thicken slightly. Set aside to cool, then store in the fridge until cold.

Mix together all the fruit in a large bowl and pour the syrup over the top, tossing gently. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.

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NaNaTo8 on 4.19.2014

Google search for Best Fruit Salad, saw The Pioneer Woman & didn’t need to read any other recipes! Clicked on, delicious looking, easy to make for Easter dinner cookout at friend’s home tomorrow. Looks beautiful and the syrup will make it “special”. Thanks for another wonderful recipe!!

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Stephanie on 7.2.2014

This is delicious, both kids and adults loved it!

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Sarah Houser on 5.14.2014

I made this for a bridal shower and everyone loved it, I did add pineapple!!

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peenut on 10.3.2013

Yum, Yum, YUM!! This was so delicious! The syrup and the mint leaves add so much flavor to a basic fruit salad!

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csying on 4.29.2013

It’s so simple and delicious!

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loosepurls on 4.5.2013

I took it to Easter dinner. It was a total hit! I overcooked the sauce so it got a little thick when it cooled…I just thinned it out with some water. It was amazing!

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