How to Make a Candle Salad

Here's another easy recipe for beginning cooks to make. This vintage fruit salad will bring a bit of nostalgia to the family dinner table as it was popular in the late 1950s to early 1960s. Many children learned to cook by preparing this Betty Crocker recipe.

Ingredients

Steps

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    Place lettuce leaf onto plate.
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    Add 1 slice pineapple to plate.
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    Insert 1/2 banana in center of pineapple slice.
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    Insert toothpick into maraschino cherry.
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    Insert the toothpick into the banana, with the cherry facing up.
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    Repeat as needed to make salads for as many diners.

Warnings

  • Use care when cutting with a knife

Things You'll Need

  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Salad plates
  • Toothpicks

Sources and Citations

  • Betty Crocker's Cook Book for Boys and Girls, 1957, Internet Archive

Article Info

Categories: Fruit Salads | Salads