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quick ambrosia

a recipe by
Claudia McClaran
Lawton, OK

Another tasty fruit salad recipe that I have had for many years, source unknown.

method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For quick ambrosia

  • 1 c
    miniature marshmallows
  • 11 oz
    can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 8 oz
    crushed pineapple, drained (reserve juice if using bananas)
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 2 md
    bananas, sliced (optional)
  • 1 c
    green grapes (optional)

How To Make quick ambrosia

  • 1
    Combine marshmallows, mandarin oranges, pineapple, coconut and sour cream (and grapes and/or bananas if using them).
  • 2
    If adding bananas: If using pineapple in 100% juice, reserve juice and slice the bananas into it (to avoid browning). If using pineapple canned in syrup discard syrup and make a mixture of 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1/2 cup cold water and slice the bananas into it. Scoop the bananas out of the liquid, discard liquid and add banana slices to the salad.

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