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Florida Ambrosia

No recipe image available.Present this beautiful fruit mixture on airy meringue shells or angelfood cake slices for a heavenly dessert after a heavy meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon finely shredded Florida Orange Peel
1 cup Florida Orange Juice
2 teaspoons lemon juice
3 Florida Oranges, peeled, sliced, and seeded
2 Florida Grapefruit, peeled, sectioned, and seeded
1 cup halved seedless green and/or red grapes
6 angel-cake wedges or meringue shells

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small saucepan stir together sugar and cornstarch. Stir in orange peel and orange juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove sauce from heat; stir in lemon juice. Cover; let cool.
  2. Meanwhile, in a 1 1/2 quart glass bowl combine oranges, grapefruit, and grapes. Pour orange sauce over all. Cover; chill up to 6 hours. To serve, spoon mixture over cake wedges or into meringue shells.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of The Florida Department of Citrus.