April 11, 2012

The Recipe Archives: Fruit Salad 1945

Classic Fruit Salad

From Searchlight Recipe Book (1945)

1 Cup Diced Pineapple
1 Cup Diced Pears
6 Maraschino Cherries
1 Cup Diced Marshmallows
1 Cup Seeded White Grapes or Cherries
1/2 Cup Chopped Nuts
Fruit Salad Dressing

Combine pineapple, marshmallows, pear, white grapes or cherries and nuts. Moisten with salad dressing. Arrange on crisp lettuce. Garnish with maraschino cherries. If desired, diced peaches, bananas, oranges or other fruit may be used in preparing the salads. Serves 6

Fruit Salad Dressing
1/2 Cup sirup from Canned Peaches
1 Tablespoon Sugar
2 Egg Yolks, Well Beaten
1/8 Teaspoon Salt
1 1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
1/8 Teaspoon Paprika

Heat peach sirup. Combine egg yolks sugar, salt, and paprika. Add peach sirup slowly, stirring constantly. Cook over hot water until thick and smooth. Remove from stove. Add lemon juice slowly. Mix thoroughly. Chill. If desired, other fruit juices may be substituted for the peach sirup. Sweeten to taste.

* I wonder when the spelling of sirup was changed to syrup? *

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