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Spiced Fruit Salad

(1 Votes)
2 1/4 Cups
3 Min
8 Min
11 Min

We guarantee you've never had a fruit salad recipe like this before. We've mixed in a few interesting ingredients to give this fruit salad recipe a unique punch of flavor, perfect to serve up at your next tea or other sophisticated event. Ready to impress a few folks? Then this fruit salad recipe is just what you've been searching for.

What You'll Need:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 star anise (see note)
  • 1 orange-and-spice tea bag
  • 1 cup fresh orange sections
  • 1 cup fresh grapefruit sections
  • 1 cup cubed fresh pineapple
What To Do:
  1. Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan; boil, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and add tea bag; cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bag, squeezing gently. Cool.
  2. Remove and discard star anise. Toss together fruit and tea mixture. Cover and chill 8 hours.

It's shaped like an 8-pointed star and imparts licorice flavor to this fresh fruit salad. Look for star anise in the spice section of your supermarket.

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