How about another sweet treat? Try this one-of-a-kind salad recipe!
Along with a staple dish is a staple dessert. Among Filipinos, fruit salad is that basic sweets in celebrations or gatherings. Well, don’t blame the recipe for being so easy. Fruit salad is such an inviting treat that is not just pleasant to the eyes, but to your craving tummy as well.
Fruit salad is a dish consisting of various kinds of fruits, which can be served as an appetizer, a side-salad, or a dessert. A number of home recipes for fruit salad contain different kinds of fruit, or that use a different kind of sauce other than the fruit’s own juice or syrup. Common ingredients used in such salads include strawberries, pineapple, watermelon, and grapes among others. Variations may have additional nuts, fruit juices, yogurt or other ingredients. There are some which use mayonnaise-based sauce or sour cream. However, the use of whipped cream is the ever-popular variation. A fruit salad ice cream is also now common, with small pieces of fruit embedded in, flavoured with juices from concentrate, fruit extracts, or artificial chemicals. In the Philippines, fruit salads are usually made with buko, or young coconut, and condensed milk in addition to other canned or fresh fruits, such the name buko salad.
Want to make your own variation? How about a frozen one? Start trying with this easy frozen fruit salad below. Enjoy!
- 24 pc Broas
- 1 pc Green Apple (diced with peel)
- 10 pc Grapes (halved)
- 1 can (300 ml) Condensed Milk (for fruit mixture)
- 1 pack (250 ml) All-Purpose Cream (for fruit mixture)
- 1 cup Mayonnaise (for fruit mixture)
- ¼ tsp Iodized Fine Salt (for fruit mixture)
- 1 can (432 grams) Del Monte Fiesta Fruit Cocktail (drained, reserve syrup)
- In a bowl, combine DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail with apples and grapes, then mix thoroughly. Set aside.
- Using 8’x12″ pan, arrange half of broas to cover bottom of pan. Drizzle with half of fruit cocktail syrup and half of fruit mixture.
- Do the same with the remaining broas, syrup and fruits. Cover and freeze overnight.
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