Fresh Fruit Salad

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By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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


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