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Pohutukawa ambrosia salad



4 portion(s)

  • 100 g pineapple lumps confectionary, frozen
  • 120 g Pouring Cream
  • 250 g Cherries, pitted, quartered
  • 250 g seedless white grapes, halved
  • 300 g Greek yoghurt
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 180 g tinned mandarin segments, drained
  • 40 g slivered almonds
  • fresh mint leaves, to garnish
  • 320 g vanilla bean marshmallow, cut into 2cm pieces

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place pineapple lumps into mixing bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 5. Set aside.

  2. Insert Butterfly. Place cream into mixing bowl and whip 20-40 sec/speed 3.5 or until firm peaks are achieved. Take care not to over whip, as you may end up with butter.


    Add 200g of the cherries, 200g of the grapes, marshmallows, yoghurt, honey, mandarin segments and reserved pineapple lumps and combine 5 sec/Reverse/speed 3 or until evenly combined.

  4. Place salad into a large bowl and leave in the refrigerator for two hours, or until chilled.

    To serve, place salad into individual serving bowls and top with remaining cherries and remaining grapes, sprinkle over toasted almonds and garnish with fresh mint leaves.


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Try making your own vanilla bean marshmallow in the Thermomix! You can get the recipe here


Substitute the natural Greek yoghurt with thick fruit yoghurt for a sweeter dish.

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  • Hi Pete, there is 300 grams

    Submitted by Thermomix in Australia on 6. February 2013 - 12:20.

    Hi Pete, there is 300 grams of Marshmallows needed and yes you are correct the recipe calls for pineapple lumps which are lollies that can then be frozen.

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  • What is the quantity of

    Submitted by PETE N VIC on 6. February 2013 - 09:31.

    What is the quantity of marshmallow as not included in the ingredients list?

    Am I correct in the pineapple lumps are the lollies that you can buy and then freeze them?


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