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Known in Greek mythology as "food of the Gods," ambrosia reflects a global menu when exotic Caribbean fruits, such as mango, papaya, and starfruits, are stirred in.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
chill:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Peel and section oranges over a small bowl to reserve juices. Stir sugar and rum, if using, into orange juice until sugar is dissolved. In a large mixing bowl combine the orange sections, pineapple chunks, star fruit slices, and mango and/or papaya slices; drizzle with orange juice mixture. Stir gently to coat. Cover and chill for 1 to 24 hours, stirring gently once or twice.

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  • To serve, arrange a long slice of papaya in each dessert dish. With a slotted spoon lift fruit mixture into dishes atop the papaya slice. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with toasted coconut. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

103 calories; fat 3g; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 21g; insoluble fiber 3g; protein 1g; vitamin a 154.5RE; vitamin c 42.5mg; sodium 3mg; calcium 20.2mg; iron 0.4mg.
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