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ambrosia salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Robin Harrison
Bradford, MA

This salad is quick and easy to make. Tastes best after keeping in frig overnight to let ingredients absorb the flavors in the juices. This is a very colorful and pretty dish for party or everyday dessert. I made this for our work Xmas party and everyone loved it.

(1 rating)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For ambrosia salad

  • 1 lg can
    mixed fruit coctail
  • 1 jar
    maraschino cherries / optional
  • 1 1/8 can
    pineapple, crushed
  • 1 can
    mandarin oranges
  • 1 c
    cut up fresh fruit/ optional
  • 1/2 c
    walnut pieces/ optional
  • 1 pkg
    mini marshmallows
  • 1 pkg
    coconut, shredded
  • 1 pt
    sour cream

How To Make ambrosia salad

  • 1
    Drain canned fruit
  • 2
    Mix fruit, walnut,coconut,mini marshmallows together well.
  • 3
    Add sour cream and mix well.
  • 4
    Cover and place in Refrigerator for at least 2-4 hours, overnight is better.
  • 5
    Serve in dessert dishes. Everyone will swear it has whipped cream in it, but it doesn't.

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