Thursday, June 21, 2012

Pina Colada Fruit Salad

You can take a tropical vacation right at home with this Pina Colada Fruit Salad. The colorful blend of fruit along with a frozen pina colada mixer and fruit juice make this a unique salad your guests or your taste buds won't soon forget. This recipe has a 5 star rating from Taste of Home.





Pina Colada Fruit Salad

1 1/2 cups green grapes
1 1/2 cups red seedless grapes
1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
1 1/2 cups halved fresh strawberries
1/2 cup fresh raspberries
1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained
1 (10 ounce) can frozen non-alcoholic pina colada mix, thawed
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup pineapple-orange juice
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
1/8 teaspoon coconut extract

In a large serving bowl, combine green grapes, red grapes, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and pineapple. In a separate bowl, combine the pina colada mix, sugar, fruit juice, almond extract, and coconut extract; whisk until sugar is dissolved. Pour mixture over fruit, toss to coat. Chill until serving.


The wonderful dressing for this fruit salad is made from frozen pina colada mix, sugar, pineapple-orange juice, almond extract, and coconut extract.



Mix the ingredients for the dressing, pour over the fruit, and toss to coat. Chill until serving.


This is not your ordinary fruit salad, this is one you have to try.






18 comments:

  1. This sounds absolutely heavenly! Perfect on a hot day!

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  2. This sounds really good! And I'm guessing any leftovers wouldn't be bad added the blender with some ice cubes and a shot of rum:@)

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  3. This is a great way to change up typical fruit salad...Thanks Anita! SAVING!

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  4. Good morning Anita! Just wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award ~ http://www.lovebakesgoodcakes.com/2012/06/chicken-enchilada-soup-and-versatile.html ~ Fruit salads are wonderful - especially in the summer when the weather is hot and fruit is at it's best! I can't wait to try this one!

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  5. Yum! I love pina coladas. What a great idea. I also love fruit salad in the summer as it is so refreshing! This is definitely going on my grocery store list to make. Thanks Anita!

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  6. This sounds delicious! I just bought some pina colada mix so I will have to try this :)

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  7. This looks and sounds delicious! I can't wait to try it :)

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  8. What a pretty, colorful salad! It looks like happiness in a bowl! I know my family will love this.

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  9. What a terrific idea to add the mixer. I'll bet this salad tastes fantastic!

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  10. Wow! What a delicious looking fresh salad. This would be a hit at any gathering!

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  11. It looks and sounds terrific
    Very unque

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  12. Lovely salad and I think pina colada is great. What a good idea to add it to the salad.

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  13. Just pinned your great recipe, thanks for sharing on Full Plate Thursday and hope you are having a great week end!
    Miz Helen

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  14. What a terrific recipe! Congrats on being featured at Melt in your Mouth Monday! Pinning! Enjoy a great week and wonderful holiday.

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  15. The subject of this week's Food on Friday is Salad. It would be great if you linked this in. This is the link . I found this through Full Plate Thursday

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