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Recipe by
mary hendricks
conyers, GA

Old time favorite .. Think most southern folk know this one.

yield 9 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For ambrosia

  • 1 can
    pineapple chunks
  • 1 can
    crushed pineapple
  • 1 jar
    maraschino cherries
  • 1 c
    coconut flakes
  • 1 c
  • 1 can
    mandarin oranges
  • 2 oz
    sour cream
  • 8-10 oz
    whipped topping
  • 1 1/2 c
    mini marshmallow

How To Make ambrosia

  • 1
    Fold sour cream into whip topping
  • 2
    drain all canned fruits and cut cherries and grapes in half.. If you want ambrosia to be white make sure to allow cherries to drain well after cutting. Personally I like the extra cherry flavor and let it stain the mixture pink. Place in bowl with coconut
  • 3
    fold fruit into cream mixture Place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours You can freeze it as well in an 8x8 pan . cut in squares to serve