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Recipe by
Darlene Sweet
Hendersonville, TN

This recipe was handed down from my grandmother to my mother to me. It is a holiday tradition at our house, and it is simply delicious.

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For ambrosia

  • 6
    naval oranges
  • 2 can
    crushed pineapple
  • 1 jar
    maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 bag
  • 1/2 can
    powdered sugar

How To Make ambrosia

  • 1
    Peel and section oranges, and place in large bowl.
  • 2
    Add undrained pineapple to oranges.
  • 3
    Add coconut to oranges and pineapple.
  • 4
    Slice all cherries into two pieces, and add to other fruit.
  • 5
    Stir in powdered sugar to add a little more sweetness.
  • This recipe speaks Christmas to me.  It is a holiday tradition that brings back wonderful memories of times gone by, and loved ones no longer with us.
    Serve in pretty glass jar or other glass container.