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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.
  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

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.

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