Straightforward Ambrosia Salad – Spend With Pennies

Searching for a candy and refreshing aspect dish or dessert?

This Ambrosia Salad recipe is simply the factor, it combines pineapple, coconut, mandarin oranges, and mini marshmallows in a creamy base.

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What’s Ambrosia Salad?

Ambrosia means ‘meals of the gods,’ and this model is a household favourite.

  • Regardless of its identify, ambrosia salad is a a candy fluff salad that’s dessert-like and sometimes served as a aspect for Easter, Thanksgiving or at potlucks.
  • This salad, aka 5-cup salad wants simply 5 elements and 5 minutes of prep.
  • It’s excellent for holidays and potlucks because it’s greatest made forward of time.
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Components for Ambrosia Salad

  • Yogurt/Bitter Cream – The creamy base begins with both bitter cream or Greek yogurt. Our household has all the time used bitter cream, which is sweetened by the marshmallows. Be happy to attempt vanilla yogurt or whipped topping (corresponding to Cool Whip) in place.
  • Fruit – Our household’s recipe for Ambrosia Salad has coconut shreds, mandarin oranges, and pineapple, however you possibly can combine issues up with fruit cocktail or canned peaches. For a recent taste, stir in recent fruit like grapes, bananas, blueberries, or strawberries.
  • Additions – Whereas this recipe is scrumptious by itself, you possibly can add different elements. Attempt including maraschino cherries or nuts like walnuts or pecans to present it a bit of additional crunch and taste.
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The best way to Make Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia Fruit Salad is a superb aspect to whip up in case you are brief on time!

  1. Drain the pineapple and oranges (per the recipe under).
  2. Add all elements besides oranges and blend effectively. Gently fold in oranges.
  3. Let chill within the fridge for at the least 4 hours.

Ideas for Ambrosia Salad

  • You should definitely make this salad forward of time to mix the flavors and soften the marshmallows.
  • Drain the canned fruit so the dish isn’t watery.
  • Gently fold within the mandarin oranges final, as they are often fragile and break aside.
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Straightforward Ambrosia Salad

This ambrosia salad recipe is very easy to make, completely fluffy and an important vacation aspect dish!

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook dinner Time 5 minutes

Chill Time 4 hours

Complete Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Creator Holly Nilsson

  • In a medium bowl, combine bitter cream, marshmallows, coconut, and pineapple tidbits.

  • Gently fold in mandarin oranges.

  • Refrigerate for at the least 4 hours or in a single day. Serve chilled.

  • Make this salad forward and retailer within the fridge to mix the flavors and soften the marshmallows.
  • Drain all fruit effectively so the dish isn’t watery.
  • Gently fold within the mandarin oranges final, they are often fragile and break aside.
  • Use Greek yogurt or plain yogurt, or bitter cream for the bottom. I favor bitter cream.

Energy: 150 | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fats: 7g | Saturated Fats: 5g | Ldl cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 225mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 296IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg

Vitamin info supplied is an estimate and can fluctuate based mostly on cooking strategies and types of elements used.

wprm course Course Dessert, Salad, Facet Dish
wprm cuisine Delicacies American
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