Perfect Summer Fruit Salad
From allrecipes.com By Nicole Graham Holley
I made this recipe over July 4th. It was cold, refreshing & the sauce is wonderful.
You could easily take this recipe & make an activity out of it. Have residents help with cutting the fruit & placing it in the bowl. The AD can do the cooking.
Make this in the am. Place in refrigerator & then in the afternoon gather residents up to eat. This should be in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
2/3 C fresh orange juice
1/3 C fresh lemon juice
1/3 C packed brown sugar
½ tsp grated orange zest
½ tsp grated lemon zest
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 C cubed fresh pineapple
2 C strawberries, hulled & sliced
3 kiwi fruit, peeled & sliced
3 bananas, sliced
2 oranges, peeled & sectioned
1 C seedless grapes
2 C blueberries
Bring orange juice, lemon juice, brown sugar, orange & lemon zest to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, simmer until slightly thicken about 5 mins. Remove from heat stir in vanilla extract. Set aside to cool
In a clear glass bowl, just for looks, place all the fruit into the bowl. Pour the sauce over all the fruit. Then gently mix all the fruit & sauce together. Cover & place in refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours.
You can use any fruit, peaches, melon etc.