Lemony Fruit Salad
6 cups cut-up fruit (use a variety of fruit -- whatever is in season)
1 cup water
3 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon lemons, zest of
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Combine fruit in a bowl.
Use a mixture of fruit-- about 1/2 cup of each. Combine water, sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice in a small saucepan.
Stir to dissolve cornstarch.
Over medium heat, bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Cook and stir for 1 minute longer.
Remove from heat.
Add lemon zest and vanilla.
Allow sauce to cool for 15 minutes.
Pour sauce over fruit.
Chill in fridge until serving time.
Pairs Well With
An example of fruit mixture: cut-up peaches, apricots, apples, melon, orange segments, blueberries, halved seedless grapes, quartered strawberries, etc.