Sri Lanka Mixed Fruit Salad
Peel and dice the mangoes, papaya and pineapple.
Peel the oranges, remove the pith and divide into sections.
Peel and slice the bananas and sprinkle the lime juice over them to prevent discoloration.
Lightly mix all the fruit together in a salad bowl.
Boil the sugar and water together and when sugar has dissolved remove from the heat and allow to cool.
Add the vanilla essence and rum to the sugar syrup and pour over the fruit salad.
Leave in the refrigerator to cool before serving.