Ambrosia Fruit SaladPreparation time: 10 mins. + 30 mins. Chill time | Serves 1 large bowl

This Ambrosia Fruit Salad Recipe is an easy creamy fruit salad prepared with some canned fruits. The main fruits of this salad are pineapple, mandarin orange, and cherry; however, you can add other fruits also but don’t add soft fruits like banana, papaya, or mango.


20 oz pineapple chunks (drained)
15 oz. mandarin orange segments (drained)
1 cup green seedless grapes
1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
1½ cups mini marshmallows
10 oz maraschino cherry (drained)
8 oz cool whip (thawed)
1 cup sour cream
¼ cup toasted pecans (chopped)


1. In a mixing bowl, combine sour cream and cool whip and mix well.
2. Add all the fruits and marshmallows to the cream mixture and fold the fruits well with the cream.
3. Refrigerate the Ambrosia Fruit Salad for at least 30 mins. then serve with a topping of chopped pecans.
4. This is the Southern-style ambrosia fruit salad.

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