Photo Credit: Fruit Salad by Slice of Chic, on Flickr
A unique dessert that you might enjoy making is ambrosia. This delicacy is anything but ordinary. There are a few more steps than you might be used to when making cookies or other common desserts, but the reward is well worth it.
1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks
1 can (20 oz.)Mandarin orange segments
1 firm, large banana, sliced (optional)
1 ½ cups seedless grape
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1 cup flaked coconut
½ cup pecan halves or coarsely chopped nuts
1 cup sour cream or plain yogurt
1 tbsp. brown sugar
Drain pineapple and orange segments, banana, grapes, marshmallows, coconut and nuts. In a 1 quart measure, combine sour cream and brown sugar. Stir into fruit mixture. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour or overnight.