In the heat of Summer there's nothing quite refreshing as a Fruit Salad. This would be great for a Picnic, at a Family Gathering or a Summer Block Party. When you're asked to bring a dish this Summer, consider this delicious Fruit Salad.
Summer Fruit Salad
Here's what you'll need:
A Hand Held Electric Mixer
1 - 8 oz. package of Cream Cheese, room temperature.
1 - 3.4 oz. box of Instant Cheesecake Pudding Mix
1 C of French Vanilla Liquid Coffee Creamer
1 pound of Fresh Strawberries, hulled and sliced.
4 Mandarin Oranges, peeled and sectioned.
1 - 20 oz. can of Pineapple Tidbits, drained.
3 Kiwis, peeled and cut into wedges.
2 Mangoes, cut into small cubes.
1 Banana, don't peel or slice until later in the recipe.
The Juice of 1/2 Lemon and Zest of 1 Lemon
In a Medium Mixing Bowl, with a Mixer:
Beat until Creamy Smooth.
Beat until incorporated.
Add, with the Mixer on Low Speed:
Creamer, a little at a time until well incorporated and Creamy Smooth.
In a Large Mixing Bowl:
Gently Stir to Mix well.
Add the Cream Cheese Mixture.
Stir gently to Incorporate and Coat all of the Fruit.
In another Bowl:
Banana, peeled and sliced.
Lemon Juice and Zest.
Mix to combine well.
Gently Fold into the Fruit Mixture.
Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
Gently Stir again just prior to serving.
Peace in the Kitchen!