Monday, December 28, 2009

Filipino Holiday Fruit Salad

Ancient Family Secret Recipe...Shhhhhh!

My dad makes fruit salad for every holiday dinner. Actually, almost every Filipino family has a similar fruit salad on the buffet at most parties. What's in it? Well, there are many versions. Some people add sweetened condensed milk, others add cream cheese, it all depends on the salad maker.

Well, my dad makes the best version and it's delicious every time.

My Dad's Fruit Salad
2 - 16 oz cans of fruit cocktail, drained
1 - 20 oz. can of pineapple chunks, drained
2 - 12 oz can of sugar palm fruit
1 - jar of nata de coco (clear coconut cubes)
1 - jar of jackfruit, sliced
1 - jar of coconut macapuno
1 - jar sweetened shredded coconut
1 tub of Cool Whip

Mix this all together and chill. YUM!

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