Vanilla-Scented Fruit Salad

Vanilla-Scented Fruit Salad

For the best texture, choose crisp apples such as Granny Smith, Fuji, or McIntosh, and Bartlett or Bosc pears.

  • Yield: Makes 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped apple (about 2 medium)
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped pear (about 3 medium)
  • 1 cup red or green seedless grapes
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice


Stir together first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 12 minutes or until mixture is reduced. Remove pan from heat; stir in vanilla, and cool completely.

Combine apple and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle cooled syrup over fruit, gently tossing to coat.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 165none
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 43g
  • Fiber: 4.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Calcium: 16mg

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Vanilla-Scented Fruit Salad Recipe