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Apricot Ambrosia

No recipe image available.For an elegant presentation, serve this creamy apricot ambrosia in stemmed glassware garnished with chopped apricot and toasted coconut.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (30-ounce) can apricot halves, drained
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1/3 cup lemon juice
1 (8.25-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted and chopped
1 cup (1/2 pint) whipping cream, whipped
1 (3.5-ounce) can flaked coconut, toasted (1 1/3 cups)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Chop 6 apricot halves for garnish; set aside.
  2. In blender, purée remaining apricots.
  3. In large bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, pineapple and puréed apricots. Fold in almonds and whipped cream.
  4. In each individual serving dish, place 2 teaspoons toasted coconut, then about 1/2 cup apricot mixture; top with reserved apricots and 2 teaspoons toasted coconut. Chill. Refrigerate leftovers.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 363, Calories from fat: 195, Total fat: 22 gm, Saturated fat: 12 gm, Cholesterol: 38 mg, Sodium: 56 mg, Carbohydrate: 38 gm, Protein: 7 gm.

Recipe provided courtesy of Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used with permission.