110 ozjar of maraschino cherry halves,drained very well
In a medium bowl, combine whipped topping and sour cream.
Add in coconut flakes and marshmallows.
Then gently fold in pineapple, mandarin oranges, grapes and maraschino cherries and nuts (if using).
Once combined, put some plastic wrap on it or put it in a bowl with a lid and refrigerate for about an hour before serving.
You can easily switch out most of these ingredients for sugar-free options.
You can leave the shredded coconut out if you absolutely can't stand coconut but it is a traditional ingredient in ambrosia.
You can pretty much add most of your favorite fruits. Raspberries, sliced bananas, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, pomegranate seeds all work here.
Ambrosia is always best the day it's made or the day after. After that it starts to break down and lose its consistency as the fruits release their juices. Store covered and in the refrigerator. Eat within a day.