Ambrosia Conserve

Ambrosia Conserve
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 20


  • 5 c cored, chopped peeled pineapple
  • Grated zest and juice of 2 medium oranges
  • 5 c granulated sugar
  • 1 c flaked coconut (sweetened or unsweetened)
  • 1 c chopped drained maraschino cherries (or homemade)
  • 1/2 c slivered almonds


  • Combine pineapple, orange zest, orange juice. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and boil gently, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.
  • Add sugar, increase heat and return to boil. Boil hard, stirring frequently until mixture thickens (15 min.).
  • Stir in coconut, cherries, and almonds. Return to a boil, stirring frequently (about 5 minutes).
  • Ladle into jars, leaving 1/2" head space. Remove air bubbles and refill if necessary.
  • Wipe rims and add hot lids/rings. Process in a water bath for 15 minutes. Makes about 6 -  8 oz. jars.
Keyword Ambrosia Conserve