Skip to main content

Sculptures by Regardt van der Meulen, a Johannesburg-based... crss

Pina Colada Fruit Salad




This Pina Colada Fruit Salad is the perfect salad for summer! It has all of the sweet, Hawaiian flavors that everybody loves! It comes together in a matter of minutes and you can make it ahead of time! Chunks of pineapple, mango, and strawberries with fresh oranges, blueberries, and bananas make this salad so fresh and flavorful! Keep reading to see my secret ingredient! Make it with me!






CREAM OF COCONUT! This cream of coconut is what makes this salad especially delicious! This is what brings the Hawaiian Pina Colada flavor to this salad! It's a sweetened coconut cream that is used in mixed drinks but it doesn't contain any alcohol! You can find it at most grocery stores, but if you want, you can shop it on Amazon using the link below!



This recipe is great to throw together when you are in a time crunch! You can also make it ahead of time if you need to! Just mix up the juices together in a bowl and the fruit in another and store in the fridge until you are ready to serve. 




You can easily half this recipe to make less or double or triple it to make more! It's easy, customizable, and quick! If you want, you can change up the fruits that are added! Use what you have on hand if you need to! Other great additions would be grapes, raspberries, marshmallows, pomegranate seeds, or apples! 







Pina Colada Fruit Salad
Yields 10 servings

1/2 cup cream of coconut
1/4 cup pineapple juice
2 cups pineapple chopped
2 cups strawberries sliced 
2 cups mango cubed
4 clementine oranges peeled and sectioned
4 bananas sliced
1 1/2 cups blueberries
3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut more or less to taste

Whisk the cream of coconut and pineapple juice together in a medium bowl. Set aside.
If serving immediately: Add all of the fruit to a large bowl. Add cream of coconut/pineapple mixture and coconut and toss to evenly combine.
If making ahead: Add all of the fruit to a large bowl EXCEPT bananas. Keep fruit bowl and cream of coconut mixture separate and cover each with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Before serving, drain any excess liquid from the fruit, then add bananas, coconut and cream of coconut mixture and toss to evenly combine.

TIPS:
*Cream of coconut is NOT coconut cream. It's a sweetened coconut cream. You can find it with the mixers at your local grocery store. It is a very common ingredient so if you can’t find it then be sure to ask for some help.
*Feel free to customize the fruit with your favs!
*You can also use canned or frozen pineapple, canned Mandarin oranges, and frozen mangos if you want to save time and prep! Taste will vary a little but it's still delicious! Allow frozen fruit to thaw before serving.






Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Stiff Pose Victorian Postmortem photography (140 Pics)

Postmortem photography or memento mori, the photographing of a deceased person, was a common practice in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The photographs were considered a keepsake to remember the dead. Child mortality was high during the Victorian era. For many children even a common sickness could be fatal. When a child or other family member died, families would often have a photograph taken before burial. Many times it was the first and last photograph they would ever possess of their loved one. Many postmortem photographs were close-ups of the face or shots of the full body. The deceased were usually depicted to appear as if they were in a deep sleep, or else arranged to appear more life-like. Children were often shown on a couch or in a crib, often posed with a favorite toy. It was not uncommon to photograph very young children with a family member, most frequently the mother. Adults were more commonly posed in chairs or even propped up on something.

Photos Are Always Funnier When You Add a Caption (31 pics)

10 Amazon Review Sites That Will Get You Really Good Deals

Shopping online has become quite easy and extremely convenient. But much like shopping offline, it’s always great to find deals on things you were going to buy anyway. One of the biggest hassles with online shopping, however, is not being able to test it the same way you would in a store. Amazon is known as an online marketing giant and there are tons of sites where you can take full advantage of their deals. It also provides the advantage through customer reviews by allowing shoppers to see what other shoppers are saying about a certain product before buying it. Here are ten Amazon review sites to help you get the products you want at prices lower than expected. 1. Reviews.com The owners of this site spend months analyzing existing research, including user experiences, historical trends and scientific studies to uncover the truth about products and industries to present you the top choice that matches your specific needs. They also reach out to experts who have spent many years in