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Ambrosia Recipe

Published May 28, 2008        by Nicole

Fruit Salad
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.