This section is from the book "The American Woman's Cook Book", by Ruth Berolzheimer. Also available from Amazon: The Domestic Arts Edition of the American Woman's Cook Book.
1 cup strawberries
3 well ripened bananas
2 tablespoons lemon-juice
Peel and dice the pineapple, bananas and oranges. Wash and hull the strawberries. Mix all together, with the lemon-juice and sugar, and set in the refrigerator until very cold.
No. 2 - Peel and slice oranges and arrange in a glass dish alternate layers of oranges and sugar until all the fruit is used. Whip some sweet cream very stiff, sweeten and flavor it and spread it over the oranges. Serve very cold.
Crushed pineapple and sliced bananas may be added, if desired.
1 cup diced pineapple
3 well ripened bananas 1 cup moist coconut
With a sharp knife cut the orange and pineapple into thick slices, then cut them into bits free from seeds and membrane. Slice the bananas thin. Arrange alternate layers of the different fruits in a deep dish and sprinkle each layer with sugar and coconut. Over the whole pour any fruit-juice. Serve very cold.