Winter Fruit Salad Recipe “Bursting With Freshness”

This winter fruit salad is like a refreshing burst of goodness, filled with all the yummiest fruits of autumn and winter. It’s great for parties because the citrus keeps the fruits looking fresh for hours in the fridge.

And let’s talk about the dressing – it’s so tasty! Sweetened with honey instead of processed sugar, it’s a hit with everyone who tries it.

This salad isn’t just delicious, it’s also super healthy. With every bite, you’ll get a mix of sweet and tangy flavours, thanks to the lemon, lime, and honey dressing. You’ll be going back for more, for sure! And once you try it, you’ll want to drizzle this syrup on all your fruit salads!

Winter Fruit Salad Recipe

Winter Fruit Salad Recipe

This winter fruit salad is a delightful mix of the tastiest fruits of autumn and winter. It's great for parties because it stays fresh and appealing even after chilling in the fridge for 4-6 hours. Plus, the dressing, sweetened with honey, adds a special touch without any processed sugar. Made with seasonal fresh fruit (you can also use canned fruit if you prefer!), this winter fruit salad is not only delicious but also easy to whip up. The quick and simple dressing gives it that extra special flavor.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 69 kcal


  • Large mixing bowl
  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Fruit peeler (for fruits like apples or pears) Optional


  • 1 Apple peeled and cut into slices
  • 1 Pear sliced
  • 2 Bananas peeled and sliced
  • 3 Kiwi fruits peeled and sliced into rounds
  • 2 Oranges peeled and segmented
  • 1/2 cup Pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 3 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Mint freshly chopped


  • Wash all the fruits under cold water and pat them dry with a clean towel.
  • Peel and slice the apple, pear, bananas, kiwi fruits, and clementines as directed.
  • Combine all the sliced fruits in a large mixing bowl.
  • Sprinkle the pomegranate seeds over the fruits.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the honey and lime juice until well combined.
  • Drizzle the honey-lime mixture over the fruits in the mixing bowl.
  • Gently toss the fruits to coat them evenly with the honey-lime dressing.
  • Sprinkle the poppy seeds and freshly chopped mint over the fruit salad.
  • Toss lightly again to distribute the poppy seeds and mint throughout the salad.
  • Transfer the fruit salad to a serving bowl and serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve.


  • For a Mediterranean touch, sprinkle some unsweetened shredded coconut.
  • Add a tablespoon of pomegranate molasses to the dressing for a tangy-sweet flavour.
  • This fruit salad is tastiest on the day it’s made but can stay good in the fridge for 2-3 days.
  • You can prepare this Winter Fruit Salad up to 5 hours before serving, but it’s best to add lemon juice to keep the fruits fresh. After that, the fruits might get too soft and the salad won’t look as nice.

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition Value
Calories69 kcal
Potassium 230mg
Vitamin C38mg

What Can I Eat With a Winter Fruit Salad?

What Can I Eat With a Winter Fruit Salad?

Winter fruit salad is super versatile, so you can enjoy it in lots of different ways. If you’re having it as part of a meal, it goes well with warm dishes like roasted chicken, soup, or a grilled cheese sandwich. The contrast between the cold salad and the hot food can be delicious.

But you don’t have to pair it with hot dishes if you don’t want to. It’s just as tasty on its own as a refreshing snack or dessert. The mix of fruits adds sweetness and juiciness, perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth.

If you want to get even more creative, you can try adding some nuts or cheese to your winter fruit salad. Nuts add a nice crunch, while cheese can add a savoury element that balances out the sweetness of the fruit. 

How Much Time Does Fruit Salad Stay Fresh?

We all know bananas don’t stay fresh for long, so if you have any leftover fruit salad, eat those bananas first. The rest of the salad will stay good for up to 2 days in the fridge. If you think you won’t eat it that soon, you can freeze the leftovers and use them later for breakfast smoothies.

Can I Prepare This Salad in Advance?

This salad tastes best when you make it and serve it right away. But you can prepare it up to 4 hours ahead of time. Just hold off on adding the bananas until you’re ready to serve. You can slice up the fruit and mix the dressing beforehand. Keep the fruit in a covered container, and then when it’s time to eat, combine everything, including the bananas, just before serving.

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