Recipe: Fruit Salad

Pare and cut into dice

  • Two oranges,
  • Two apples,
  • Three bananas.

Place in a bowl and add one cup of cocoanut and toss gently to mix. Now place in a nest of lettuce. Prepare a fruit SALAD Dressing of

  • One cup of sugar,
  • One cup of water,
  • Juice of one orange,
  • Juice of one lemon,
  • Three level tablespoons of cornstarch.

Dissolve the sugar and starch and bring to a boil. Cook for five minutes and then remove from the fire, and add yolk of one egg. Beat hard to mix and then fold in the stiffly beaten white of one egg. Cool, and then pour over the fruit SALAD. Garnish with maraschino cherries. This amount of SALAD will serve eight persons.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss