Fruit Salad II Recipe from Guyana with Orange, Tangerines, Guavas, and More

Fruit Salad II

Fruit Salad II Recipe from Guyana with Orange, Tangerines, Guavas, and More
Region / culture: Guyana | Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Servings: 6


Fruit Salad II
Fruit Salad II

Fruit Salad II is a refreshing and colorful dish that is perfect for a light and healthy dessert or snack. This recipe combines a variety of tropical fruits with a sweet syrup to create a delicious and satisfying treat.


Fruit salads have been enjoyed for centuries, with variations found in cultures around the world. This particular recipe for Fruit Salad II is inspired by tropical flavors and ingredients commonly found in the Caribbean.


How to prepare

  1. Boil sugar and water together until a thin syrup is formed.
  2. Set aside to cool.
  3. Wash and peel the fruit, discard the seeds, and cut into neat pieces. Keep the juices.
  4. Mix the fruit in a glass dish, straining any fruit juices.
  5. Pour the cooled syrup onto the fruits, which should be able to float in the syrup.
  6. Chill before serving.


  • Add a sprinkle of toasted coconut or chopped nuts for added texture.
  • Mix in a splash of rum or coconut milk for a tropical twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

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

- Adjust the sweetness of the syrup to your liking by adding more or less sugar.

- Chill the fruit salad for at least an hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Fruit Salad II as a light and refreshing dessert after a meal, or enjoy it as a snack on a hot day.

Cooking Techniques

The key cooking technique for this recipe is preparing the simple syrup and allowing the fruit to marinate in it before serving.

Ingredient Substitutions

Feel free to swap out any of the fruits in this recipe for your favorites, such as mango, papaya, or kiwi.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the fruit salad up to a day in advance and store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the fruit salad in individual glass bowls or cups for an elegant presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Fruit Salad II pairs well with grilled seafood or chicken dishes for a light and balanced 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: 120 per serving


Carbohydrates: 28g per serving


Fats: 0.5g per serving


Proteins: 1g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

This fruit salad is rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, and potassium, thanks to the variety of fruits used in the recipe.


This recipe is free of common allergens such as nuts, dairy, and gluten.


Fruit Salad II is a low-calorie and nutrient-dense dish that is perfect for a healthy dessert option.


Fruit Salad II is a delicious and healthy dessert option that is perfect for any occasion. With a mix of tropical fruits and a sweet syrup, this dish is sure to be a hit with family and friends.

How did I get this recipe?

It feels like just yesterday when I stumbled upon this recipe for Fruit Salad II. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Margaret for our weekly tea and gossip session. As I sipped on my tea, Margaret brought out a bowl of the most colorful and delicious-looking fruit salad I had ever seen.

"Oh, Margaret, this looks absolutely divine! What's your secret?" I asked, eyeing the vibrant mix of strawberries, oranges, pineapples, and grapes.

Margaret chuckled and replied, "Oh, it's nothing special, just a little recipe I picked up from my grandmother. Would you like me to share it with you?"

I eagerly nodded, and Margaret proceeded to recite the ingredients and steps to make the fruit salad. As she spoke, I could feel my mouth watering at the thought of tasting such a refreshing and sweet dish.

After finishing our tea, I bid Margaret farewell and headed home, the recipe for Fruit Salad II dancing in my mind. As soon as I arrived, I rushed to my kitchen to gather the necessary ingredients. I carefully chopped and diced the fruits, following Margaret's instructions to the letter.

The result was a symphony of flavors and colors, a true delight for the senses. I couldn't believe how such simple ingredients could come together to create such a delicious treat. From that day on, Fruit Salad II became a staple in my recipe repertoire, a dish that never failed to impress my family and friends.

I continued to make Fruit Salad II for special occasions and gatherings, always receiving rave reviews and requests for the recipe. Over time, I added my own twists and variations to the dish, experimenting with different fruits and seasonings to create new and exciting flavor combinations.

As the years went by, I shared the recipe for Fruit Salad II with my own children and grandchildren, passing down the tradition of making this beloved dish from generation to generation. It became a symbol of love and togetherness, a reminder of the joy that comes from sharing a meal with those we hold dear.

Looking back on that fateful day when Margaret first introduced me to Fruit Salad II, I can't help but feel grateful for the friendships and memories that have been woven into the fabric of this simple recipe. It serves as a reminder of the power of food to bring people together, to create lasting bonds and cherished moments.

And so, whenever I make Fruit Salad II, I am transported back to that warm summer day with Margaret, savoring not just the flavors of the dish but the warmth of her friendship and the joy of shared experiences. It is a recipe that will always hold a special place in my heart, a reminder of the love and connection that food can bring into our lives.


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