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summer fruit ambrosia

a recipe by
Cathy Gillespie

How can you go wrong?

serves 8-10
cook time 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For summer fruit ambrosia

  • 1 lg
    honeydew, peeled, seeded, cut into 1" cubes
  • 4
    nectarines, halved, pitted, sliced thin
  • 6
    plums, halved, pitted, sliced thin
  • 1 pt
  • juice of 3 limes
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    coconut, unsweetened
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    crystallized ginger, finely minced
  • 2 tsp
    lime zest, minced

How To Make summer fruit ambrosia

  • 1
    Add melon, blueberries, plums, and nectarines into large glass bowl.
  • 2
    Whisk together lime juice and honey in a small bowl. Gently toss into fruit, cover and refrigerate, at least 2 hours.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, preheat oven 300. Spread coconut out on baking sheet, toast until golden brown, 5-10 minutes.
  • 4
    While the coconut is still warm, toss with sugar. Allow to cool slightly, then toss in ginger and lime zest.
  • 5
    When ready to serve, sprinkle the coconut topping over the fruit.