Summer is an easy
time to get our five portions of fruit
a day. With so many delicious berries to choose
from it’s easy to pick our way through our quota,
and making a delicious fruit salad couldn’t be
Pour into a large pan 680ml of water, 225g
of caster sugar and a little lemon juice.
Stir over a low heat until the sugar is
dissolved then raise the heat for a further minute.
Remove from the heat and allow the mixture to
cool. Prepare an assortment of fruit into a large
Include grapes, apples, oranges, cherries,
pieces of melon – in fact any firm fruits will
be fine. Bananas do not work so well because of
Then pour syrup over the fruit and keep
in the fridge. You can freeze small portions in
small tubs for further use but make sure you fill
each tub right up to the top before adding the
Thaw in the fridge, overnight before use.
Try serving it with our ice-cream recipe.