Fruit Salad I Recipe from Guyana - Delicious Blend of Banana, Orange, Grapefruit, Cashew, Papaw, Cherries, Sugar, and Water

Fruit Salad I

Fruit Salad I Recipe from Guyana - Delicious Blend of Banana, Orange, Grapefruit, Cashew, Papaw, Cherries, Sugar, and Water
Region / culture: Guyana | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 5 minutes | Servings: 4


Fruit Salad I
Fruit Salad I

Fruit salad is a refreshing and healthy dish that is perfect for any time of the day. It is a versatile dish that can be made with a variety of fruits, making it a great option for those looking to add more nutrients to their diet.


Fruit salad has been enjoyed for centuries, with variations of the dish being found in cultures all around the world. It is often served as a dessert or side dish, and is loved for its sweet and tangy flavors.



How to prepare

  1. Boil the water and sugar together until a thin syrup is formed, then set it aside to cool.
  2. Wash and peel the fruit, discard the seeds, and cut it into neat chunks.
  3. Reserve the juices.
  4. Mix the fruit in a glass bowl, straining off any juices.
  5. Pour the cool syrup into the bowl, making sure there is enough to float the fruit.
  6. Chill before serving.


  • Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg for a warm, spicy flavor
  • Mix in some yogurt or honey for added sweetness

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Use fresh, ripe fruits for the best flavor

- Cut the fruits into uniform pieces for a visually appealing dish

- Chill the fruit salad before serving for a refreshing treat

Serving Suggestions

Serve fruit salad as a light and refreshing dessert or as a side dish to accompany a main meal.

Cooking Techniques

Boil the sugar and water to create a simple syrup

- Cut the fruits into uniform pieces for a visually appealing dish

Ingredient Substitutions

Use any combination of fruits that you have on hand

- Substitute honey or maple syrup for the sugar in the syrup

Make Ahead Tips

Fruit salad can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours before serving.

Presentation Ideas

Serve fruit salad in a decorative glass bowl or individual serving dishes for an elegant presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Fruit salad pairs well with grilled chicken or fish for a light and healthy meal.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover fruit salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories per serving: 120


Carbohydrates: 30g per serving


Fats: 0g per serving


Proteins: 1g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamins and Minerals: Fruit salad is rich in essential vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and potassium.


Allergens: None


Fruit salad is a low-calorie, nutrient-dense dish that is perfect for those looking to add more fruits to their diet.


Fruit salad is a delicious and nutritious dish that is perfect for any occasion. With a variety of fruits and a simple syrup, this recipe is easy to make and sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

I remember the joy I felt when I first stumbled upon this recipe for Fruit Salad I. It was many years ago, when I was just a young girl with a passion for cooking and a love for all things fruity. I had always loved experimenting in the kitchen, trying out new recipes and adding my own twist to old classics.

One day, while flipping through an old cookbook that belonged to my mother, I came across a simple yet tantalizing recipe for Fruit Salad I. The ingredients were basic – a variety of fresh fruits, a touch of honey, and a sprinkle of cinnamon – but the combination sounded so delicious that I knew I had to try it.

I gathered all the fruits I could find in our kitchen – apples, oranges, bananas, grapes, and a handful of berries – and began chopping them up into bite-sized pieces. As I worked, the vibrant colors and sweet scents of the fruits filled the air, awakening my senses and igniting a spark of excitement within me.

Once the fruits were all chopped and tossed together in a large bowl, I drizzled them with a generous amount of honey, watching as it glistened and coated each piece with a golden sheen. I then sprinkled a pinch of cinnamon over the top, its warm, spicy aroma adding a hint of complexity to the sweet, juicy fruits.

As I took my first bite of the Fruit Salad I, I was transported to a world of pure delight. The combination of flavors and textures was perfect – the crisp apples, the juicy oranges, the creamy bananas, and the burst of tangy berries all mingling together in a symphony of taste. The honey added a subtle sweetness that brought out the natural flavors of the fruits, while the cinnamon added a warm, comforting undertone that lingered on the palate.

From that moment on, Fruit Salad I became a staple in my cooking repertoire. I made it for family gatherings, potlucks, and picnics, always receiving rave reviews and requests for the recipe. Over the years, I have tweaked and modified the recipe, adding new fruits, experimenting with different spices, and even trying out various dressings and toppings.

I have also shared the recipe with friends and neighbors, passing on the joy and pleasure that this simple yet delicious dish brings. Each time I make Fruit Salad I, I am reminded of that first magical moment when I discovered it, and how it has become a beloved part of my culinary journey.

Today, as I prepare a fresh batch of Fruit Salad I for my grandchildren, I can't help but smile as I think back on that day so many years ago. The recipe may have come from a cookbook, but the joy and satisfaction it has brought me have been truly priceless. And as I watch my grandchildren eagerly dig into the colorful, fragrant bowl of fruits, I know that the legacy of Fruit Salad I will continue to live on for generations to come.


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