Italian Fruit Salad - Macedonia di Frutta
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Italian Fruit Salad All Year Round

Macedonia di Frutta is an Italian name for a perfect desert for summer, winter and anytime in between.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 4


  • 2 bananas
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 orange
  • 1 apple
  • 2 peaches
  • Fresh mint leaves optional
  • Brown sugar to taste


  • Wash and pat-dry all the fruit except for the bananas.
  • Peel and cut apple into bite-size cubes.
  • Do the same with peaches. There is no need to peel them, just remove the pit. Add them to a salad bowl.
  • As soon as possible cover everything with 1/2 freshly squeezed lemon juice. This way they don’t get brown.
  • Peel and cut the bananas. Add to the salad bowl. Squeeze the remaining ½ of the lemon. Again, to keep the fruit from
  • Peel and slice the orange. The best way is to cut off the top and cut off the bottom. Stand up the orange on either one of the flat sides. Start running the knife underneath the white skin of the orange all the way around until the orange is peeled. Now you can easily cut it in cubes.
  • Add orange cubes to the salad bowl together with a few table spoons of brown sugar and a couple of fresh mint leaves if you have them.
  • Taste and add more sugar or lemon juice to get the perfect balance of sweet& sour.
  • Mix everything gently. Place in the fridge before serving.


If you have any leftover fruit salad, try to add it to the yogurt or oatmeal in the morning. And you’ll rediscover this salad again.