Ambrosia 

Ambrosia 

Citrus fruit, maraschino cherries, coconut flakes, and banana slices create delicious Ambrosia salad.

Ambrosia
 
Makes 8 to 10 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • Peel from 1 orange
  • Peel from 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅛ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 (20-ounce) jar refrigerated citrus salad in light syrup, drained
  • 1 (20-ounce) jar refrigerated mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks in heavy syrup, drained
  • 1 (10-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 large banana, sliced
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring sugar, ½ cup water, and orange and lemon peel to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and let stand for 30 minutes. Discard peels. Stir in extracts.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together citrus salad, oranges, pineapple, cherries, coconut, banana, and citrus syrup. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

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