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Classic Ambrosia Fruit Salad like Grandma Edith's! Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Edith

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup heavy cream , very cold
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1/4 cup sour cream
6 cups rainbow mini marshmallows
2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
1 cup canned mandarin oranges , drained
1 cup maraschino cherries , rinsed and dried
1 cup pineapple tidbits , drained
1 cup green grapes , cut in half

Add Pecans, optional

Directions:
Directions:
Whip the heavy cream and powdered sugar until it forms into whipped cream then fold in the sour cream.


Fold in the marshmallows, coconut, mandarin oranges, cherries, grapes and pineapple tidbits then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a favorite at Grandma Edith's house for thanksgiving, she was such a
great cook!

I will be making this and think of her, love you and miss you so much Edith

 

 

 

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