5-minute Ambrosia salad. This delicious Ambrosia Salad is so easy to make and always a big hit with kids and adults alike! Made in just one bowl, this classic dessert salad is the perfection addition to your next gathering! Who says you're not ready for a last minute invitation?
In India, it is mostly referred as Fruit Cream Salad. Ambrosia salad is better when it's made ahead — just wait to add the marshmallows and pecans until a few hours before serving. Dessert salads like Ambrosia salad were often on the menu, but never on my plate. You can cook 5-minute Ambrosia salad using 6 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of 5-minute Ambrosia salad
- Prepare 8 ounces of thawed cool whip.
- It’s 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.
- Prepare 1-8 ounce of can crushed or tidbit pineapple.
- Prepare 1.5 cups of mini marshmallows regular or fruit flavored.
Oh, was I ever missing out. Sour Cream — This ingredient is key for. This ambrosia salad with cool whip is just the tip of the iceberg with our upcoming fruit salad features. (update: Watergate salad is now live, do not miss this Ambrosia Fruit Salad with Cool Whip. What I love about this recipe is that it's minutes, I mean minutes, until its done!
5-minute Ambrosia salad instructions
- 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..
I think it can be so stressful. The Ambrosia Salad is a fun retro salad to serve to family and friends. Categorized as a jello salad, the ambrosia salad is named after the food of Greek Gods, which is said to give longevity or immortality to those who eat it. Ambrosia, or Ambrosia Salad, is a variation on a traditional fruit salad that's become a classic Southern recipe that's usually served at Thanksgiving or Christmas. As an adult with a new-found love for ambrosia fruit salad, I wish I'd caught on to this heavenly salad (aptly named "ambrosia".