Ice Cream Cone Fruit Salad

Fruit Salad in a Waffle Cone laying on a plate

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Looking for a fun way to serve up a fruit salad recipe? Look no further than these cute Ice Cream Cone Fruit Salad! The best part about this recipe is that there is no dressing to the fruit salad. You get to enjoy the flavors of the fruit!

Hand holding ice cream cone fruit salad

The best part about these are that they are simple enough for the kids to help in the kitchen. Studies show that kids are more likely to try something if they helped make it! Plus, these are great for several occassions: birthday parties, baby showers, camping, cookouts, and even as a snack or dessert. You could even make it for breakfast by adding a side of yogurt! The options are endless!

how to keep fruit salads from turning brown?

We highly recommend using citrus fruits. They won’t turn brown when exposed to the air. If you do add fruits that turn brown easily, just simply toss with a citrus juice (orange, lemon, lime, etc.) previous to combining with other fruits to slow the oxidation.

What fruits work best

Below are some of our favorites for this ice cream fruit salad. However, you can use any fruit that you wish. Use what is in season and what you have access to when you are making it. There is no need to overcomplicate your choices.

  • Kiwi
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Watermelon
  • Pineapple
  • Oranges
  • Honeydew
  • Grapes
  • Cantaloupe

Be sure to print out our Honeydew Fruit Salad recipe.

Ingredients for an Ice Cream Cone Fruit Salad

Ingredients: waffle cones, fruits, chocolate

Use your favorite fruit combo for your fruit salad. First, you will want to wash all of your fruits under cold running water. Next, you will want to cut and dice your fruits. You can keep it simple, or you can do a variety of fun cuts to mix it up!

Plus, you can even mix diced fruit together with greek yogurt and serve in the ice cream cone for an added twist!

inside view of fruit salad in waffle cone


How to Make Fruit Salad Ice Cream Cones

Begin by preparing the fruit you have chosen to use in your fruit salad (wash and cut). Keep in mind that smaller pieces will be easier to eat, especially if serving to children.

waffle cones in mason jars

Next, we recommend placing the ice cream cone in a mason jar or a cup to hold the ice cream cone upright to prevent any fruit from falling out.

over top view of salad in cones

Next, layer in your fruit pieces and top with sprinkles, granola or mini chocolate chips or whatever you would like!

Serve and enjoy!

Looking for more fun ways to serve fruits and veggies? Check out our Pinterest Boards for more great ideas!

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About Kristin

Kristin Ahaus is the Director of Content and Communications for The Produce Moms. Her focus and passion is helping all of TPM's brand partners share their stories while also helping consumers understand how to select, serve and store fresh produce. Connect with Kristin on LinkedIN.

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