Spiced Fruit Salad

A tangy after dinner treat.

Serves 4 (Estimated) Rating 4 (1-5)

Prep Time 60 Minutes Cooking Time 30 Minutes


11/2 cups water
100g white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon anise seed
1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
1/2 teaspoon whole allspice
2 lemons juice only
2 medium oranges
2 peaches
250g blueberries
250g cherries pitted and halved
250g fresh pineapple diced
500g Plain yogurt
Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan.
Peel the outer skin off one orange.
Add the orange peel to the sugar-water mixture.
Add vanilla extract and cinnamon stick to the sugar-water mixture.
Place anise seed peppercorns and allspice into a spice ball and place in the saucepan.
Bring the mixture to a boil then reduce heat and let simmer for ten minutes.
While the mixture is cooking peel and cut oranges and peaches into bite-sized pieces.
Combine chopped oranges and peaches with blueberries cherries and chopped pineapple.
Remove the spice ball orange peel and cinnamon stick from the saucepan.
Add the lemon juice and pour the sauce mixture over the fruit.
Mix well.
Cover bowl and chill thoroughly in the refrigerator at least two hours.
Serve with the yogurt.