Make Ahead

Honeyed Fresh Fruit Salad

June 30, 2011
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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
Ingredients
  • 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
Directions
  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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2 Reviews

ehuckaby February 10, 2013
This is a beautiful salad, and the stone fruits are a welcome change from the typical citrus and melon based salads. A new go-to for me in season.
 
sexyLAMBCHOPx June 30, 2011
Very nice, appealing ingredients.