Starry Fruit Salad

Description: The scraps of fruit left over from cutting the star shapes can be added to the salad. If you like, use yellow watermelon in place of the pineapple.


starry fruit salad recipe | Ann Clark Cookie Cutters

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cups Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Finely Grated Lime Zest
  • 1 Small, Seedless Watermelon (5 to 7 pounds)
  • 1 Large Pineapple, Skin Removed
  • 1 1/2 cup Blueberries
  • 2 Carambolas (Star Fruit), Sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Thinly Sliced Mint Leaves

Yield: Serves 6

Prep Time: 20 minutes.

Cook Time: 5 minute s.

Total Time: 30 minutes.


Directions:
Whisk together in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat:
Sugar
Water

Continue simmering until reduced to about 1/2 cup, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in:
Lime Juice
Lime Zest

Set aside to cool. Cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices and cut with a star cookie cutter:
Watermelon
Pineapple

Arrange melon and pineapple slices on individual plates and add:
Blueberries
Carambolas (Star Fruit), Sliced

Drizzle each plate of fruit with lime syrup and sprinkle salad with:
Mint Leaves

Serve and enjoy!