Cheesy Buko Fruit Salad. This is my cheesy version of the classic Pinoy Sweet Buko and Fruit Salad. The truth is there is no hard rules on types and quantity of ingredients. Pinoy Fruit Salad main ingredients are assortment of canned fruits usually fruit cocktails, and there are countless canned fruits out there that can be used. Sometimes fresh fruits are also added if available, usually fresh buko or apples and oranges. For added nuttiness kaong and nata de coco are also added. For sweetener, condensed milk is used instead of sugar.
To make the sweet desert creamy an all-purpose cream would do the job. And last to make it cheesy, cheese is added, most Pinoy just use the affordable and readily available cheddar cheese. As I have mentioned earlier there is no hard rules on the ingredients quantity if the mixture lack sweetness just add more condensed milk.
Here is the recipe of my version of Cheesy Buko Fruit Salad.
2 cups buko meat strips
2 cups fruit cocktail, drained
1 cup sweetened kaong, drained
1 cup red sweetened nata de coco, rinsed, drained
1 cup sweet corn, drained
1/2 block cheddar cheese, cubed
1/2 block cheddar cheese, finely grated
1 cup thick all purpose cream
1 cup condensed milk
Combine and mix thoroughly all the ingredients in a big bowl. Chill in a refrigerator until ready to serve.
See other sweet dessert recipe:
Buko Melon Salad
Buko Fruit Salad
Buko Pandan Salad
Fresh Fruit Salad
Almond Jelly, Lychee and Pineapple Salad