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Pina Colada Fruit Salad
Pina Colada Fruit Salad is simple, easy and crazy delicious boasting your favorite flavorings of pina coladas – sans alcohol – but is every bit as intoxicatingly delicious. The fruit is completely customizable (except the pineapple) and can be prepped ahead of time for an easy side for every special occasion (4th of July, Memorial Day), potluck or lunch craving.
    Servings Prep Time
    10cups 15minutes
    Cook Time
    Servings Prep Time
    10cups 15minutes
    Cook Time
    top view of easy Pina Colada Fruit Salad with pineapple, coconut, mandarin oranges, strawberries and blueberries in a white bowl
    Ingredients
    • 1/2cup cream of coconutNOT coconut cream*
    • 1/4cup pineapple juice
    • 1 ripe pineapplechopped into bite-size pieces
    • 1pound strawberrieshulled and sliced or quartered
    • 4 mandarin (clementine) orangespeeled and sectioned
    • 4 firm ripe bananassliced
    • 9oz. blueberries
    • 1 1/2 cups green grapes(not pictured but a fabulous addition)
    • 3/4cup sweetened shredded coconutmore or less to taste
    Instructions
    1. Whisk the cream of coconut and pineapple juice together in a medium bowl. Set aside.
    2. If serving immediately: Add all of the fruit to a large bowl. Add cream of coconut/pineapple mixture and coconut and toss to evenly combine.
    3. If making ahead: Add all of the fruit to a large bowl EXCEPT bananas. Keep fruit bowl and cream of coconut mixture separate and cover each with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Before serving, drain any excess liquid from the fruit then add bananas, coconut and cream of coconut mixture and toss to evenly combine.
    Recipe Notes

    *Cream of coconut is NOT coconut cream. It is sweetened coconut cream that is often used in mixed drinks but does not contain alcohol. You can find it with the mixers at your local grocery store. It is a very common ingredient so if you can’t find it then be sure to ask for some help.
    **Feel free to customize the fruit with your favs!

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