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ambrosia (old recipe)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Marcia McCance
Stone Mountain, GA

Another recipe from the sixty's that I was given by my Home Economics teacher. There are lots of ambrosia recipes out there but I wanted to post the one I had from 1964. It is simple and easy to make and if you leave out the powdered sugar it is even on the healthy side.

(1 rating)
yield 1 or 2
prep time 10 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For ambrosia (old recipe)

  • 1
  • 1 Tbsp
    coconut, shredded
  • 1 tsp
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c
    pineapple chunks (optional)

How To Make ambrosia (old recipe)

  • 1
    Cut the top from the orange and peel
  • 2
    Slice or dice the orange and mix with the shredded coconut
  • 3
    Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar
  • 4
    (Optional)Pineapple chunks may be added (perhaps instead of the sugar)
  • 5
    CHILL in refrigerator. NOTE: The recipe actually says "Chill in the refrigerator if possible" -- LOL