Monday, July 23, 2012

Very Vanilla Fruit Salad

I'm always in search of unique twists on classic sides and I had originally planned on bringing this fruit salad to a family party that we went to yesterday but I was hesitant about bringing a new recipe that I hadn't even tried before. What I decided to do was make two batches of fruit salad so that I could test out the recipe today. I made it for breakfast this morning for myself and my little guy and we both loved it! The vanilla/ sugar combo worked well with the fruit and while it added some extra sweetness to the fruit, it wasn't too sweet. Now I know I can bring it to my next picnic or party!

Very Vanilla Fruit Salad
Adapted from McCormick

2 cups strawberries, halved
1 cup blueberries
1 cup raspberries
1 cup peaches, sliced
1 cup fresh or canned pineapple chunks
1 cup cantaloupe chunks
1 cup grapes
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

Mix fruit, confectioners' sugar and vanilla in large bowl. Cover. Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve. Enjoy!


  1. sounds simple and delicious! i would have never thought to use the confectioners sugar!

    1. Thank you! I wasn't sure how it would turn out with the confectioners sugar but it worked!

  2. Beautiful--I'll make this soon. Perfect salad for a hot summer day.

  3. This fresh fruit looks so delicious! Thanks for linking up to Marvelous Mondays! :)


  4. I will be trying this. I love fruit salad. Thanks so much for linking up today at The Gathering Spot. Have a wonderful week.

  5. Yum!!!And your cutie in the sidebar is adorable!! Great blog, now following you via the blog hop and would love a follow back.

  6. Hi! I found your blog from the W.W. blog hop & am now following! This recipe looks delish & I can't wait to look around at the rest of them! Have a great day!


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