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Easy Ambrosia Salad

My Easy Ambrosia Salad Recipe

Fruit, mini marshmallows , sweetened coconut , pudding and cool whip
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Ambrosia, fruit, Marshmallows
Prep Time 10 minutes
30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people


  • Mixing Bowl, serving bowl , spatula


  • 2 cans (21 oz.) Fruit Cocktail I use extra cherry
  • 1 can (21 oz.) Crushed Pineapple
  • 1 small box Vanilla Pudding I used sugar free
  • 1 small box Banana Pudding I used sugar free
  • 1 10 oz. bag Mini- Marshmallows
  • 1 8 oz. tub Cool Whip or other whipped topping
  • 1 cup Sweetened Coconut
  • 2-3 drops Pink Food Coloring Optional to tint coconut
  • 6-8 Maraschino Cherries


  • In a large mixing bowl dump drained fruit cocktail and pineapple-stir in dry pudding
  • Fold in cool whip ,marshmallows and drained oranges
  • Put coconut in a baggie and add a few drops of pink food coloring - shake until coconut is tinted pink
  • Fold coconut into salad saving some to sprinkle on top. Garnish with cherries
  • Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving