Cranbrosia Salad

Cranbrosia Salad

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Clyta Harris

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@GrannyClyta

I hesitate to call this a salad; I think it's good enough for a dessert. I found it in a County Extension Cookbook about 35 years ago. I always make it for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and it gets better every year.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
10-12
Prep:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    fresh cranberries
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2
    bananas
  • 1 c
    coconut
  • 1 can(s)
    pineapple chunks
  • 2 can(s)
    mandarin oranges
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    whipped cream, unsweetened
  • 2 pkg
    unflavored gelatin

How to Make Cranbrosia Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Coarsely chop cranberries (I do this in a blender or food processor.)
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add sugar to cranberries and stir until cranberries are well coated.
  3. Add bananas, cut into large chunks, coconut, and pecans.
  4. Drain pineapple and Mandarin oranges, reserving juices. Add fruit to other mixture
  5. Whip cream until stiff, and add it, along with sour cream to fruit mixture.
  6. Sprinkle gelatin over 3/4 cup of combined juices. Heat over medium burner until gelatin is clear.
  7. Add gelatin mixture and stir into fruit and cream.
  8. Refrigerate until set (6-8 hours).

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About Cranbrosia Salad

Course/Dish: Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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