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Honeyed Fresh Fruit Salad

June 30, 2011
Author Notes

You can really put virtually any fresh fruit in here and any fresh herbs or edible flowers dress up this timeless fruit salad —eggs&herbs13

  • Serves 6
  • 1/2 cup plain honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/8 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon balm leaves thinly sliced into small stripes
  • 1/2 cup fresh violets (or other edible flowers)
  • 3 whole leaves of lemon balm
  • 2 banans, sliced into 1/4" rounds
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup mixed fresh berries (raseberries, blueberries, currants, blackberries)
  • 1 peach, pitted and sliced
  • 3 plums, pitted and sliced
  • 1 nectarine, pitted and sliced
In This Recipe
  1. Combine the honey, water, lemon juice and lemon balm leaves in a small saucepan and bring to a gentle boil, stirring often. Gently boil for 5-7min or until the sauce has thickened. Set aside to cool completely.
  2. Combine all of the fruit in a large bowl. Drizzle the honey syrup evenly over the fruit. Add the lemon balm and violets and toss together gently. Serve immediately.
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