Fruit Platter
with Mint Syrup
  • Description:

    This fabulous summer recipe is fresh, colourful and, best of all, healthy. We’ve used a wide selection of fruits and berries for a full variety of flavours, but you can change up the fruit platter’s contents according to your personal favourites or whatever is in season. Whether you enjoy it as an appetiser, dessert or a healthy snack, you simply can’t go wrong with this gorgeous fruit salad and its refreshing mint syrup.

  • Ingredients:

    Fruit Salad:
    Sweet melon

    ½ cup fresh mint for garnish

    Minty Syrup:
    60 ml lemon juice or white wine
    250 ml water
    150 ml sugar
    ½ cup mint leaves; roughly chopped

  • Method:

    1. Place the ingredients for the syrup in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
    2. Boil until the syrup is reduced by a third or slightly thickened.
    3. Remove from the heat, strain and chill until needed.
    4. Drizzle the cut fruit with minty syrup.

      Tips and variations:

      Scatter thinly sliced mint leaves over the fruit platter before serving.