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    Vanilla Fruit Salad

    I cannot resist the glory of summertime fruit. It’s my favorite time of year. So many amazing, sweet, juicy, wonderful options. Every now and then my eyes are bigger than my stomach and I find myself with enough fruit on hand to open up my own grocery store. The answer? Make fruit salad. This lightl...
    • Chasity Burks

      Vanilla Fruit Salad - The easiest fruit salad ever thanks to a secret ingredient! Make it for your next party and watch it disappear! #fruitsalad #healthy

    • Dee Auston

      Vanilla Fruit Salad - The easiest fruit salad ever thanks to a secret ingredient! Make it for your next party and watch it disappear! Yield: about 3 cups, recipe is easily doubled, tripled, etc. Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes, or overnight Ingredients: 3 to 4 cups fruit (I used 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries, 1 cup grapes, 1/2 cup blueberries, 1/2 cup pineapple) 1 to 2 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix (Jell-O brand is vegan, no gelatin) about 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice, optional 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, optional Directions: Add fruit to a large bowl. Fruits to consider - cherries, raspberries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums, cantaloupe, honeydew, kiwi, etc. Sprinkle with 1 to 2 tablespoons instant pudding mix powder and toss to combine. Over time, the natural fruit juices moisten the pudding powder. Or help it along with a splash of water. Optionally add lemon or lime juice for a tangier fruit salad and toss to combine. Optionally add vanilla or almond extract, or both, and toss to combine. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours before serving. I prefer to make it and refrigerate overnight because the flavors marry and the coating tastes best. Fruit salad will keep airtight in the fridge for up to 2 days. Recipe from Averie Cooks. All images and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission. If you want to republish this recipe, please re-write the recipe in your own words, or simply link back to this post for the recipe. Thank you. View comments Chocolate Crinkle Cookies choccrinklecookies-15 Coconut Shrimp with Orange-Chili Dipping Sauce coconutshrimp-14 Berry Crumble Bars berrycrumblebars-12 M&M’S Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars M&Mcookiebars-15 Sweet-and-Sour Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry sweet&sourshrimpstirfry-18 Zucchini Banana Bread zucchinibananabread-12 Tropical Strawberry Lemonade Party Punch strawberrylemonadepunch-17 Sweet and Tangy Jerk Chicken with Caramelized Pineapple and Mango jerkchicken-8 Fudgy Nutella Triple Chocolate Brownies fudgynutellabrownies-15 Mango Pineapple Frozen Margaritas mangopineapplemargaritas-19 The Ultimate Egg Muffin Breakfast Sandwich eggmuffinsandwich-12 Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies bananaoatmealchoccookies-12 copyright © 2015 Averie Cooks

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