Fruited Kabobs Recipe - A Delicious and Colorful Dessert Idea

Fruited Kabobs

Fruited Kabobs Recipe - A Delicious and Colorful Dessert Idea
Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 6


Fruited Kabobs
Fruited Kabobs

Fruited kabobs are a delicious and refreshing treat that are perfect for a summer gathering or a light dessert. These kabobs are made with a variety of fresh fruits and are served with a creamy yogurt and fruit juice sauce.


Fruited kabobs have been enjoyed for centuries in various cultures around the world. The combination of fresh fruits skewered onto sticks makes for a fun and easy-to-eat treat that is perfect for parties and gatherings.


How to prepare

  1. Wash and slice the peaches, and slice the banana into 0.5-inch rounds.
  2. Place the sliced fruit into the fruit juice for 5 minutes. Drain well.
  3. Wash the strawberries and blueberries. Thread the fruit onto 12 (8-inch) bamboo skewers. Chill.
  4. Combine the remaining ingredients and mix well. Serve as a sauce with the fruit kabobs.


  • Use different fruits such as pineapple, kiwi, or grapes.
  • Drizzle the kabobs with honey or agave nectar for added sweetness.
  • Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg for extra flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use ripe and fresh fruits for the best flavor.

- Soak the fruit in fruit juice before skewering to add extra flavor.

- Use bamboo skewers for easy serving and cleanup.

- Serve the kabobs with a creamy yogurt and fruit juice sauce for added sweetness.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the fruited kabobs as a light dessert or snack at a summer barbecue or picnic.

Cooking Techniques

Grilling the fruit kabobs adds a smoky flavor to the dish.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use Greek yogurt instead of plain yogurt for added protein.

- Substitute coconut cream for the dairy cream for a dairy-free option.

Make Ahead Tips

Prepare the fruit kabobs ahead of time and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Arrange the fruit kabobs on a platter and drizzle with the creamy yogurt sauce for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Serve the fruited kabobs with a glass of sparkling water or a fruity white wine for a refreshing pairing.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover fruit kabobs in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the microwave or enjoy cold.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 180 per serving


Carbohydrates: 35g per serving


Fats: 3g per serving


Proteins: 2g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamins and Minerals: Fruited kabobs are rich in vitamin C, potassium, and antioxidants from the fresh fruits.


Allergens: Dairy (cream, yogurt)


Fruited kabobs are a healthy and delicious dessert option that is low in calories and fat, but high in vitamins and minerals.


Fruited kabobs are a delicious and healthy dessert option that is perfect for summer gatherings. With a variety of fresh fruits and a creamy yogurt sauce, these kabobs are sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

How did I get this recipe?

I recall the feeling of curiosity that overcame me when I found this recipe for fruited kabobs. I was visiting a friend's house for a summer barbecue and was blown away by the colorful display of skewered fruits on the table. The vibrant hues of the strawberries, pineapples, grapes, and cantaloupe caught my eye immediately. I had never seen anything like it before, and I couldn't wait to learn how to make them myself.

My friend's mother, Mrs. Jenkins, was the one who had prepared the fruited kabobs, and she graciously shared the recipe with me. As she walked me through the process, I was amazed by how simple it was to create such a visually stunning dish. All I needed was a variety of fresh fruits, some skewers, and a little bit of patience.

Mrs. Jenkins explained that she had learned how to make fruited kabobs from her own grandmother when she was a young girl. Her grandmother had grown up in the countryside, where fresh fruits were abundant and readily available. She used to spend hours in the kitchen with her grandmother, learning how to prepare delicious meals using the ingredients that grew in their own backyard.

As Mrs. Jenkins shared her family's recipe with me, I couldn't help but feel a sense of nostalgia for my own grandmother. She was the one who had taught me how to cook and had instilled in me a love for trying new recipes and experimenting with different ingredients. I knew that she would be thrilled to hear about the fruited kabobs and would want to learn how to make them herself.

When I returned home that evening, I immediately called my grandmother to tell her all about the fruited kabobs. She listened intently as I described the recipe and how Mrs. Jenkins had learned to make them from her own grandmother. I could hear the excitement in her voice as she urged me to come over the next day so that we could try making the kabobs together.

The following afternoon, I arrived at my grandmother's house with a basket full of fresh fruits. We set to work, washing and cutting the fruits into bite-sized pieces before carefully threading them onto the skewers. As we worked, my grandmother shared stories about her own childhood and the recipes that she had learned from her mother and grandmother.

I could tell that my grandmother was truly enjoying herself as we assembled the fruited kabobs. Her eyes sparkled with joy as she reminisced about the flavors and aromas of the dishes that she had grown up eating. I felt privileged to be able to share this experience with her and to learn more about our family's culinary heritage.

Once we had finished making the kabobs, we placed them on a platter and admired our handiwork. The bright colors of the fruits looked even more beautiful against the backdrop of my grandmother's antique serving dish. We couldn't wait to taste our creation and savor the flavors of the juicy fruits.

As we sat down to enjoy the fruited kabobs together, my grandmother smiled at me and said, "This recipe may have come from someone else, but now it's a part of our family's tradition. And that's what cooking is all about – passing down recipes and memories from one generation to the next."

I couldn't agree more with my grandmother's sentiment. The simple act of making fruited kabobs had brought us closer together and had allowed us to connect with our shared past. I knew that this recipe would now hold a special place in my heart, just like all the other recipes that had been handed down to me over the years.

As I took a bite of the sweet and tangy fruit, I couldn't help but feel grateful for the culinary journey that had led me to this moment. I knew that I would continue to experiment with new recipes and ingredients, just like my grandmother had taught me. And who knows – maybe one day I would pass down the recipe for fruited kabobs to my own grandchildren, just as Mrs. Jenkins had done for me.


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