Ambrosia (fruit salad)
|Place of origin||United States|
|Main ingredients||pineapple, mandarin oranges, marshmallows, coconut|
Ambrosia is a variation on the traditional fruit salad. Most ambrosia recipes contain fresh or sweetened pineapple, mandarin oranges or fresh orange sections, miniature marshmallows, and coconut. Other ingredients can include maraschino cherries, bananas, strawberries, peeled grapes, or crushed pecans. Ambrosia can also include whipped cream (or whipped topping), sour cream, cream cheese, pudding, yogurt, mayonnaise, or cottage cheese. The mixture is refrigerated for a few hours or overnight before serving. The name references the food of the Greek gods. It is an American dish that originated in the late 19th century.
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