Ambrosia Fruit Salad

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Kimberly Biegacki

By
@pistachyoo

This is a very refreshing and light dessert and just a perfect choice after a heavy meal. I loved the sweet and tart flavors mixed together. The smell of the cranberries cooking was wonderful. Plus, the coconut on top was a lovely addition. I look forward to making a few more Ambrosia salads from this cookbook and will share when I do. Hope you enjoy!

Weight Watchers value:6 points per serving

From my Southern Living Ultimate Christmas Cookbook

Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 people
Prep:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 c
    sugar or (12 packets or 3 1/2 tbsp. of truvia)
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 4 large
    navel oranges
  • 2 c
    fresh pineapple chunck (1/2
  • 1/3 c
    sweetened flaked coconut

How to Make Ambrosia Fruit Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan; cook, stirring often, over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until most of cranberries pop. Grate 1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp orange rind from oranges.
  2. Remove cranberries from heat, and stir in 1 tsp orange rind. Let cranberries cool completely. Cover and refrigerate.
    Section oranges over a large bowl, catching juices. Add pineapple and 1 Tbsp orange rind to orange sections in bowl. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  3. To serve, spoon oranges and pineapple into individual dessert dishes; top evenly with cranberry mixture. Sprinkle each with coconut. Serve with meringue cookies if you like.

Printable Recipe Card

About Ambrosia Fruit Salad

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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