Fresh Fruit Ambrosia
|Fresh ripe pineapple||1|
|Shredded coconut||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Peel oranges with a sharp knife, remove sections by cutting close to membrane.
Peel, core, and dice the pineapple.
Combine fruit with coconut, sugar, and salt; toss lightly.
Chill for several hours.
At serving time, spoon into a handsome bowl and decorate the top with additional orange sections and coconut.
A few maraschino cherries and sprigs of fresh mint may be used as trimming,