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Ambrosia Fruit Cups

Toasted coconut adds fun flavor to Ambrosia Fruit Cups. It's a breeze to toss together in minutes, or can be made ahead and chilled if you're serving a large group. "You can substitute almost any kind of fruit." Edna assures. "Another good combination is kiwi, bananas and strawberries. They taste wonderful together, and they're colorful, too."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 2 large oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 2 medium bananas, sliced
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 drops almond extract


  • Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons of juice (discard or save remaining juice for another use). Place pineapple and juice in a bowl; add remaining ingredients and toss lightly.

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  • mkfrazier
    Feb 16, 2012

    I'll back-off the coconut a little the next time. A half-cup would probably suffice. I love coconut, but this was a little too much. I also added about 1/4 tsp of almond extract and it was outstanding. I also had one Cara Cara orange and one navel orange, giving the ambrosia even more variety of flavors. Outstanding!