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! The Ambrosia Salad is a fun retro salad to serve to family and friends.
Quick and easy side dish that can be made in minutes with ingredients that are on hand! Ambrosia Salad is a staple side dish that's been around for years! 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 What I love about this recipe is that it's minutes, I mean minutes, until its done! You can cook 5-minute Ambrosia salad using 6 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of 5-minute Ambrosia salad
- You need 8 ounces of thawed cool whip.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of Greek or regular yogurt (I used honey flavored Greek).
- You need 1 cup of maraschino cherries halved.
- Prepare 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.
I think it can be so stressful to have to prep meals and this ambrosia. Who says you're not ready for a last minute invitation? A fun, tasty desert that the kids can make. Whether it's for a gathering or a stay at home project, this is one delicious treat!
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..
This salad is just one of those recipes that you look This salad is best after the flavors have blended and everything just comes together perfectly. You are going to love it! 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.