Maraschino Cherry Ambrosia
I bring this to to many gatherings & have learned to bring copies of the recipe to put next to the bowl.
Its ridiculously easy to make.
If you're not a maraschino cherry fan, just leave them out.
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- 20 oz
- can crushed pineapple [drained]
- 15 oz
- fruit cocktail, in heavy syrup [delmonte brand works best]
- 16 oz
- sour cream
- 32 oz
- 2 bags [16 oz each] shredded coconut
- 21 oz
- 2 bags [10.5 each] miniature marshmallows
- 2 lb
- 2 jars [1 lb each] maraschino cherries in heavy syrup
- 1 c
- heavy whipping cream
- powdered sugar to taste
- vanilla to taste
- 15 oz
- canned mandarin oranges [drained]
1Drain pineapple & mandarin oranges very well.
Place in something large to mix. I use my large crock pot or my turkey pan.
2Add fruit cocktail & heavy syrup.
3Add syrup from maraschino cherries.
Cut cherries in half and add to mixture.
4Add sour cream.
5Add shredded coconut.
7In seperate mixing bowl, make whipping cream:
heavy whipping cream
powdered sugar [to taste]
vanilla [to taste]
Use mixer. Mix until it hardens and forms whipped cream. Be patient. It WILL happen...
Fold whipped cream into mixture.
8Chill in refrigerator at least 4 hours. The longer it chills the better the tastes will combine.
9Get a large bowl, a spoon & go into a private place so people won't see your eyes roll in pleasure or hear you moan with delight. LOL