Grandpa's Ambrosia Recipe

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Grandpa's Ambrosia

Aimee Bentley


This is one of those tastes I recognize from my childhood when my grandfather would segment the grapefruits by hand. I take the easy way and use the grapefruit in juice. Tasty either way. My daughter is fixing it for our Christmas day celebration. I will post pictures soon.

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15 Min




1 lg jar(s)
grapefruit, sectioned, drained
2 15 oz can(s)
mandarin oranges, in own juice, do not drain
15 oz can(s)
pineapple, crushed
8 oz jar(s)
maraschino cherries
1 cup
coconut, flaked

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix all ingredients together. Add enough of the marachino juice to tint the liquid pink. Refridgerate for as long as you can stand to. Serve and enjoy!!!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids