Dried Fruit Salad: Delicious dessert for all seasons

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Nobody hates to eat dessert after a delicious meal, but isn’t contain a high amount of sugar and calories? Eating a healthy dessert can be the best choice for families who enjoy a sweet meal after a high-protein dinner! This is why we wrote this recipe. A healthy, nutritious fruit salad which is available in all seasons by using dried fruit. The ingredient of this recipe can be customizable and completely depends on your taste!

This Dried fruit salad is a simple, make-ahead, dairy-free dessert. It’s a lovely way to end a big meal when all anyone really wants is some fruit and the corner of a honey cake. You can make it in less than a half-hour and have 3 ingredients.

Dried fruits are readily available in Every pantry as the holidays approach, and you’re probably fond of combining raisins, prunes, dried apricots, and cranberries to make a dried fruit salad that’s equally delicious for breakfast as it is for dessert.

Soak a combination of chopped dried fruits in tea, then add some orange zest to liven it up before topping this nutritious and delightful salad with vanilla yoghurt and cream. This is a multipurpose salad, an attractive dessert, and a delectable snack that is quite simple to prepare.


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  1. Put the dried fruit in a heat-resistant dish. Pour in 2 cups of hot tea. Allow cooling before wrapping in plastic wrap. Allow the fruit to soak in the refrigerator overnight, this method helps you to have fresh like juicy dried fruit which is the best for this fruit salad.
  2. The next day, add the zest and juice of one orange to the fruit combination.
  3. Toss dried fruit salad with grated orange peel or zest.
  4. Bring all of the ingredients to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce the heat to low and continue to cook for about 10 minutes. Allow cooling after turning off the heat, after boiling them they look like jam and this is completely okay.
  5. Soak and simmer dried fruit in tea again.
  6. Return the chilled fruit to a glass dish, wrap it in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least one hour. It helps to give them an earl grey essence.
  7. Now it’s time to choose your favourite dessert serving dish.
  8. Put vanilla yoghurt first, it depends on you, you may love more yoghurt and less fruit.
  9. Now add fruits on the top of the vanilla yoghurt, you may want to leave them separate for the beautiful shape it has.
  10. Then whip the heavy cream until stiff and add it to the top of the fruit salad.
  11. Serve this delicious salad with chopped walnut or other nuts such as almond on cashew. Enjoy!

Tips for making a better Dried Fruit Salad

Whip the cream until it reaches a firm peak. After that, fold in the vanilla yoghurt. If desired, add a teaspoon of confectioners’ sugar or stevia if your diet needs non-sugary meals.

Soaking the dried fruit in a cup of hot tea overnight plumps up the shrivelled raisins, making them moist and especially flavourful. You may use cold water, but orange-flavoured tea tastes great. You would know what is the best for you over time. Try everything you like.

Fill a glass two-thirds filled with the dry fruit salad. A wine glass or a glass mug would suffice. This fruit salad is the best choice for winter parties as deserts, use summer fruits!

Sprinkle with chopped walnuts and top with yoghurt cream or you can use chocolate chips in it if you are a chocolate person!Then just dig in and enjoy, this salad is so tasty! Chocolate cream and peanut butter are the other optional ingredients for this recipe. You can replace peanut butter with heavy cream if your diet is restricted by high fat.

How to store fruit salad?

You may want to eat the entire fruit salad as a dessert or preserve it in an airtight jar in the refrigerator for two to three days. The flavours intensify as it sits, and there are several ways to serve this delectable mixture.

Spiced dried fruit salad is an ideal holiday treat when served warm. It’s just great whether topped with yoghurt, cream, or ice cream. And why not top a dish of creamy, delicious custard with this fruit? Yummy!

Also, put this salad in the fridge for a varied snack whenever you need a small bite. Refrigeration life can be extended by keeping it in sanitized jars.That’s it for my dried fruit salad with a creamy yoghurt topping. This recipe is also rich in fibre and vitamin C which is a good choice instead of unhealthy snacks for kids.

Nutrition Facts (estimated per serving)

Amount Per Serving (1 cup or 150 g)

Calories 236 Calories

Fat 12g

Saturated Fat 8g

Cholesterol 44mg

Sodium 22mg

Potassium 557mg

Carbohydrates 26g


Sugar 21g

Protein 3g

Vitamin C 19mg

Calcium 82mg

Iron 11mg