Ambrosia Recipe
This rum-soaked ambrosia recipe is a delicious topping for pound cake.  Want something a little lighter? Pair with airy angel food cake instead.


18 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 50
Caloriesfromfat 11 %
Fat 0.6 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 8.9 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 4 mg
Calcium 18 mg


3 oranges
2 ruby red or pink grapefruit
2 cups strawberry halves
2 kiwifruit, peeled and cut into wedges
1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
1/4 cup dark rum
3 tablespoons brown sugar


Peel and section oranges and grapefruit over a bowl; squeeze membranes to extract juice. Add sections to bowl; discard membranes. Stir in strawberries and remaining ingredients. Cover and chill.

December 1998
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