03/21/2018 Pretty Fruit Salad

Pretty Fruit Salad

Recipe Courtesy of Cindy Schumacher

1 cup Sugar
1 cup Water
Juice of 1 Orange
Zest of 1 Orange
2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
4 pints Strawberries, Hulled and Halved
2 pints Blueberries
2 cups Red Grapes, Halved
2 cups Green Grapes, Halved
Mint Leaves

Place the sugar, water, orange juice and orange zest into a small saucepan and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then turn the heat to low and simmer for 15-20 to thicken slightly. Set aside to cool, then store in the fridge until cold.
Mix together all the fruit in a large bowl and pour the syrup over the top, tossing gently. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.