Baby Shower Salads
Salads are perfect for a baby shower. More than just an appetizer but not as heavy as a full meal, they leave room for the highlight of the shower (besides new mom and baby)...the cake!
AMBROSIA FRUIT SALAD
1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained
1 (13 oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained
1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
1 cup coconut
1/2 cup whipped cream, whipped
Put together in bowl, let set overnight. Transfer ambrosia fruit salad to a salad mold and serve.
BANANA - NUT SALAD
1 cup sugar
2 Tablespoon flour
1/4 cup vinegar
3/4 cup water
2 Tablespoon butter
1 cup finely chopped nuts
Beat eggs lightly in top of double boiler; stir in sugar and flour.
Add vinegar and water; cook stirring until thickened. Stir in butter; cool.
Peel bananas; dip into cooked dressing. Roll into nuts; arrange on lettuce-lined salad plates.
CLASSIC WALDORF SALAD
2 cup diced apples
1 Tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
Dash of salt
1 cup 1" julienne celery sticks
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped
1 cup mini marshmallows (optional)
Combine sugar, lemon juice and salt. Add apples, celery and walnuts.
Fold mayonnaise into whipped cream. Fold gently into apple mixture. Chill.
Serve in lettuce lined bowl. Makes 6 servings.