This is a quick rich and yummy ambrosia, perfect for a crowd. After not being happy with other recipes, I used bits and pieces of what I liked and made my own. Rich and creamy, it's a great dessert in the summertime.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
additional:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
14 servings
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Ingredients

14
Original recipe yields 14 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine pineapple, mandarin oranges, and cherries in a large trifle bowl. Sprinkle pudding mix over top. Fold in whipped topping and sour cream. Add coconut and mix until well combined. Place in the refrigerator until firm, 4 hours to overnight.

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  • Sprinkle marshmallows on top before serving.

Cook's Notes:

Drain the fruit well--runny ambrosia is yucky!

You can add the marshmallows before refrigerating but they will be mushy. It's a matter of preference.

Nutrition Facts

315 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 49.6g; fat 12.1g; cholesterol 7.1mg; sodium 137mg. Full Nutrition
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