When it comes to a quick snack the first thing that comes to my mind is the good old fruit salad. Literally, what’s not to like, it’s healthy , it’s colorful , it tastes delicious and it’s easy to make.
Let me show you how to make this Simple and the Special “to die for ” version of this awesome fruit salad.
Simple Fruit Salad
One day I had unexpected guests and I had to whip up a quick dessert. All I had was some fresh fruits. I didn’t have cream to make the “fruit and cream” dessert but I had a can of sweetened condensed milk . Ta-da came the idea for this recipe, I added it to the chilled bowl of cut fruits with some vanilla … Mmmm tasted divine! my guests loved it. Ever since this is my favorite dessert to have any time of the day.
- Cut your favorite combo of fruits
- Add a teaspoon of vanilla extract and mix it well
- Cover it and refrigerate for some time.
- Drizzle a generous amount of sweetened condensed milk and enjoy !
How quick is that ! The condensed milk adds the creamy note which makes it so Yummy !
Special Fruit Salad
On special occasions I make the same fruit salad in a very festive way. This is my mom’s recip, it tastes very refreshing and delicious. My family loves this and I can’t wait to share it with you all .
Here is the recipe ….
Cut the following fruits in the same size
- Apple ..1
- Mango …. 1
- Orange ….1
- Grapes … 1 cup
- Strawberries …. 6 to 8
Put it in a big bowl, add the following ingredients and gently mix everything.
- Honey … 1 tablespoon
- Sugar …. 1/4 cup
- Lemon juice … 1 tablespoon
- Vanilla extract …. 2 teaspoons
Cover it and leave it in the fridge for at least 2 hours . The juice it makes at the bottom of bowl makes it extra tasty. It’s a mix of honey, lemon and vanilla …..
Mmmmm so good !
This special version of fruit salad is a healthy snack and a tasty topping for ice cream .
Who wouldn’t love a chilled cup of tasty fruits?
Scoop a ladle of the fruit salad in a beautiful bowl add a dollop of good vanilla ice cream or sorbet and drizzle a little bit of the juice from the fruit salad.
Kick back and enjoy !
It literally makes you close your eyes. Believe me, it’s that good !
Nothing beats the versatility of this salad. You get multiple uses out of it . You can eat it just as a plain salad or make it a fancy dessert with ice cream. And it pairs very well with a bowl of ….
- Vanilla yogurt
- These syrupy fruits taste even great with pancakes.
I’m telling you, this fruit salad is to die for. I’m 100% sure , you won’t be disappointed. Now that I’ve visually tempted you enough, I know you all are rushing to make this right now 🙂
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