Recipe: Appetizing 5-minute Ambrosia salad

5-minute Ambrosia salad. We don't put coconut in ours but that's the traditional way to eat it. The juice keeps the fruit from browning, and bits of pineapple in the salad give it a tropical zing. Serve with shredded coconut sprinkled on top for a little extra flavor.

5-minute Ambrosia salad This easy dessert salad is always a hit and is a favorite of many in my family, especially my Aunt Judie. This creamy fruit salad is a hit with kids and adults! It also works great as a tasty fruit dessert! You can cook 5-minute Ambrosia salad using 6 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of 5-minute Ambrosia salad

  1. Prepare 8 ounces of thawed cool whip.
  2. It’s 1/2 cup of Greek or regular yogurt (I used honey flavored Greek).
  3. Prepare 1 cup of maraschino cherries halved.
  4. It’s 1-11 ounce of can of mandarin oranges.
  5. Prepare 1-8 ounce of can crushed or tidbit pineapple.
  6. It’s 1.5 cups of mini marshmallows regular or fruit flavored.

This fluff salad is easy, delicious and perfect in a pinch! I particularly love ambrosia fruit salad at Easter time. The soft pastel colors remind me of the season. Many recipes for ambrosia salad use cool whip, but if you've followed my blog at all, you know I would never use cool whip when I could substitute fresh whipped cream.

5-minute Ambrosia salad step by step

  1. Mix yogurt and cool whip..
  2. Fold in pineapple, cherry halves, and marshmallows.
  3. Last add in the mandarin oranges as they tend to break easier. Chill for an hour before serving. Holds up to 3 days in the fridge. I serve mine with a side of graham crackers..

This simple dessert is creamy, light, airy, sweet, tangy and super refreshing on a hot summer day. I've mentioned on here before that our family loves to enjoy ambrosia (or other sweet fruit salads) on special holidays — and even with the occasional weeknight. Hi Everyone, today I'm going to show you how to make a scrumptious fruit salad. My family LOVED this and will be making it again! Perfect fruit salad side dish! #recipe #fruitsalad #sidedish Dump instant pudding into a large mixing bowl.