Lynne Tolley from Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House made Holiday Ambrosia, with a fresh new twist on a favorite holiday fruit dish. (See recipe below) For more information about Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House in Lynchburg, or to make reservations, call (931)759-7394.
Traditional Holiday Ambrosia
makes 10 servings
8 large navel oranges
1/2 cup sugar
1 ½ cups grated coconut
Additional optional fruits: pineapple chunks, green grapes, kiwi slices, pomegranate seeds
Peel oranges and carefully remove the orange sections, cutting away all the white membrane. If you are in a hurry, just slice the peeled oranges into rounds, then in half. Toss with sugar and coconut in a large glass bowl. Chill before serving. Garnish with mint sprig in center of bowl.
More fruits you can add that are non-traditional:
Tip: adjust the sugar to your liking or add Jack Daniel Tennessee Honey Whiskey in place of sugar