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24 Hour Salad

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24 hour salad is a mixed fruit salad made with cherries and pineapple. Prepared with added marshmallows, this lovely salad is dressed with whipped cream and chilled for 24 hours before serving.
Ingredients
  Canned pitted sweet cherries 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can, Light Colored)
  Canned pineapple tidbits 20 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Maraschino cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), drained
  Miniature marshmallows 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Oranges 2 , pared, cut up and drained
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 3
Directions

Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons syrup.
In top of double boiler, beat egg yolks slightly; add reserved syrup, sugar, vinegar, butter, and dash salt.
Place over hot not boiling water; cook, stirring constantly till mixture thickens slightly and barely coats a spoon .
Cool to room temperature.
Combine well-drained fruits and marsh-mallows.
Pour custard over and mix gently.
Fold in whipped cream.
Turn into serving bowl.
Cover and chill 24 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2511 Calories from Fat 945

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 105 g162.1%

Saturated Fat 65.3 g326.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 918.9 mg306.3%

Sodium 184.6 mg7.7%

Total Carbohydrates 365 g121.6%

Dietary Fiber 25 g100.1%

Sugars 298.8 g

Protein 18 g36%

Vitamin A 56.6% Vitamin C 265.7%

Calcium 39.8% Iron 18.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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24 Hour Salad Recipe