How to Make a Summer Fruit Salad

What if I tell you that you can jazz up a simple fruit salad without damaging its hygiene? I am sure that most of you will not believe as normally people think that fresh fruit salads do not have flexibility to make substitutions.

Trust me, this summer fruit salad not only pleases your taste buds but it is also a feast for your eyes. This platter is always full of vibrant colours as the simplicity of this recipe will allow your fruits to shine.

All you need is to choose your ingredients wisely and then bring all these fruits together to make a perfect blend of flavours. Additional benefit is that this summer fruit salad is dead easy to make and you need to spare just few minutes to prepare its bowl.

However, you will have to be vigilant of some things like avoid cooking sauce for too much time or on full heat as it will make difficult for you to soak your fruits into it. Similarly, do not put this salad in your refrigerator for much long as it will affect its freshness.

Apart from above given directions, the making of this salad is as easy as turning your hand over and you will definitely try it more than once.

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Ready In: 3 hours and 30 minutes
Serving Size: 10 persons
Things Required: Knife, Serving Bowl, Stirrer, Stove, Saucepan, Dicing Board, Measuring Cups, Spoons


– 2/3 cup fresh orange juice
– 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
– 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
– 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
– 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 2 cups cubed fresh pineapple
– 2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced
– 3 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced
– 3 bananas, sliced
– 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
– 1 cup seedless grapes
– 2 cups blueberries


  • 1

    Rinse all the ingredients and utensils properly to wipe out dirt and germs.

  • 2

    Prepare your fruits for the salad. Peel them and remove their stems or seeds and then cut them in proper shape.

  • 3

    Now it’s time to prepare sauce and for that you will have to put orange juice, lemon juice and brown sugar in a saucepan and boil it over medium heat.

  • 4

    Scarp the outer skin of lemon and orange and add this zest into the mixture. Now stir it over medium-low heat until it becomes a thick mixture.

  • 5

    Add vanilla extract in your sauce and then set aside to cool.

  • 6

    Place your fruits in a bowl and then pour the sauce over these ingredients.

  • 7

    Refrigerate your summer fruit salad for at least 3 hours and then serve it after garnishing.

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