Fruit Salad with Mint Syrup

A simple and delicious fruit salad to celebrate the best of the summer fruits! The mint syrup will keep for a month in the fridge in a jar.


  • 8-10 cups of summer fruit (strawberries, peaches, nectarines, pineapple, blueberries etc), chopped
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2/3 C water
  • 7 sprigs of mint
  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Place the sugar and the water in a saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat.
  4. Chop up the mint.
  5. Add to the hot syrup and cool.
  6. Strain, and then mix in the juices and salt.
  7. Pour over chopped fruit, and serve.

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Fruit Salad with Mint Syrup Comments

  • I made this so delicious and refreshing. My visitors enjoyed it I have added it to my favourite desserts and will do it again Thanks so much.

    jan byles

  • This recipe looks so good! I am not a huge fan of mint but I will ask mum if I can try it! Looking forward to trying it and will post another comment as to how it went! :)

    Maddie G