fruit salad recipe with cashew cream
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vegan fruit salad with cashew cream

mixed fruit salad made with cashew cream. vegan recipe. 
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: world
Servings: 3
Author: Dassana Amit


fruits required

  • 1 cup chopped pineapple, fresh or canned
  • 1 cup peeled, cored and chopped apple
  • 1 cup chopped banana
  • 1 cup chopped musk melon
  • 1 cup chopped chickoo (sapota)
  • 1 cup chopped papaya

for the cashew cream

  • ¾ cup cashews (kaju)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla powder OR 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • sugar as required
  • chilled water


preparing the cashew cream

  • in a bowl take the cashews. rinse them well.
  • now add water to the bowl till it just about covers the cashews.
  • cover with a lid and keep in the fridge for 5-6 hours.
  • drain the water from the cashews. add the soaked cashews in a blender.
  • pour cold water in the blender again just about covering the cashews completely.
  • add some sugar and vanilla.
  • blend till smooth and creamy.
  • remove in a bowl and keep in the fridge.
  • the cashew milk stays good for 3 days in the refrigerator.
  • use when required.

making vegan fruit salad

  • mix all the fruits in a large bowl.
  • now either you can add the whole cashew cream that we made or
  • layer it in individual serving glasses or bowls as i have done.
  • add a layer of fruits.
  • then a layer of cashew cream. add 3-5 layers like this.
  • and then top up with some sliced pistachois or dry fruits of your choice.
  • enjoy a healthy and wholesome fruit dessert.


few tips for fruit salad recipe:
1. to make a thin cashew cream, just add more water and to make a thick one, add less water.
2. instead of sugar, you can add honey too in the cashew cream.
3. use fruits that are available in season.
4. instead of cashew cream, you can also make this fruit salad with diary cream. add sugar and vanilla extract to the cream and then whip it up. add this to the fruits.