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fruit salad with an orange vanilla glaze

Fruit Salad with Orange Vanilla Glaze


  • Watermelon
  • Rockmelon
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Mandarine
  • Mascarpone (Optional* store bought or see my previous post for homemade mascarpone)
  • Flacked almonds

For the Glaze

  • Juice of one orange
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup


  • Peel and slice all of the fruit and add to a platter. For the glaze add the juice, maple and the seeds from one vanilla bean to a saucepan and heat through. Drizzle over the fruit and refrigerate until ready to serve. Toss to coat fruit when ready to serve
  • Add a handful of almonds to a dry frying pan, over medium heat toss regular until you achieve a nice golden colour
  • Mix a little maple syrup with the mascarpone and add a dollop on top of the fruit. Finish with the toasted almonds.