Fresh Fruit Salad

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Ingredients

  • 1 pt. water or fruit juice
  • 3 oz. sugar selection of fruit as liked (see below) juice of

Method

Boil the water and sugar together until reduced to half quantity, but sufficient syrup should be made to cover fruit completely. Prepare the fruit according to kind:

Apples: Peel, core, quarter and slice thinly.

Oranges: Peel in a similar way to an apple, with a very sharp knife, cutting deeply enough to expose the flesh. Cupping the peeled fruit in the hand, cut t