Grandpa's Ambrosia

Grandpa's Ambrosia Recipe

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Aimee Bentley


This is one of those tastes I recognize from my childhood when my grandfather would segment the grapefruits by hand. I take the easy way and use the grapefruit in juice. Tasty either way. My daughter is fixing it for our Christmas day celebration. I will post pictures soon.


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15 Min


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1 lg jar(s)
grapefruit, sectioned, drained
2 15 oz can(s)
mandarin oranges, in own juice, do not drain
15 oz can(s)
pineapple, crushed
8 oz jar(s)
maraschino cherries
1 cup
coconut, flaked

How to Make Grandpa's Ambrosia


  • 1Mix all ingredients together. Add enough of the marachino juice to tint the liquid pink. Refridgerate for as long as you can stand to. Serve and enjoy!!!

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About Grandpa's Ambrosia

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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