Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Buko Salad

buko coconut saladBuko Salad Recipe
- This is a Filipino dessert usually served after lunch or dinner.

- 3 young whole coconuts, water removed, flesh scraped
- 1 big can fruit cocktail, drained
- 1 can pineapple cubes, drained
- 1 cup nata de coco, drained
- 1 cup mabong (palm/attap seeds)
- 3 apples, peeled and cubed
- 1/2 cup jackfruit, diced
- 1 cup condensed milk
- 1 cup whipping cream

- Cut the young coconut flesh into strips.
- In a mixing bowl, combine all the fruit salad ingredients, including the coconut.
- Stir together the condensed milk and whipped cream, and add this to the fruit salad. Mix well.
- Chill in the refrigerator for several hours.
- Serve cold as a dessert.

Note: In the Philippines, this fruit dessert is usually served out of a young green coconut shell. All sorts of fruit can go into the medley: mango, banana, kiwi fruit, dragon fruit, etc. The combination of condensed milk and cream gives it a taste like melted vanilla ice-cream.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This fruit salad is awsome!

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