5-minute Ambrosia salad. When making a fruit salad, toss the juice from a small can of pineapple in with your fruit. 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.
Made in just one bowl, this classic Today I'm sharing an oldie but goodie with y'all – Ambrosia Salad! We don't put coconut in ours but that's the traditional way to eat it. My sister and i make this sweet and luscious salad for parties and potlucks all the time. You can have 5-minute Ambrosia salad using 6 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of 5-minute Ambrosia salad
- Prepare 8 ounces of thawed cool whip.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of Greek or regular yogurt (I used honey flavored Greek).
- It’s 1 cup of maraschino cherries halved.
- It’s 1-11 ounce of can of mandarin oranges.
- It’s 1-8 ounce of can crushed or tidbit pineapple.
- You need 1.5 cups of mini marshmallows regular or fruit flavored.
This simple dessert is creamy, light, airy, sweet, tangy and super refreshing on a hot summer day. It's a fruit salad made from sweet maraschino cherries, pineapple tidbits, mini marshmallows and mandarin oranges, in a whipped cream base. And it could not be any easier to make. This creamy fruit salad is a hit with kids and adults!
5-minute Ambrosia salad step by step
- Mix yogurt and cool whip..
- Fold in pineapple, cherry halves, and marshmallows.
- 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..
It also works great as a tasty fruit dessert! This fluff salad is easy, delicious and perfect in a pinch! My family LOVED this and will be making it again! We don't put coconut in ours but that's the traditional. 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.