Whatever you like that is halal..
It is a Sunnah, a preferred practice because it was a habit of Prophet Muhammad, God bless him and grant him peace, to break the fast with a… date. Dates are easy to digest and a good source of sugar, so when a fasting person eats a date, it afffects the blood sugar quickly..
If you are asking what we, personally ask, at my house we have dates and pale Saudi-style coffee. We offer mahgreb (sunset) prayer, and then have a fairly substantial meal, usually including soup, to help with rehydration..
Different families and different communities have different traditions.. (MORE)