Cover and let chill in the fridge for at least 1 hour prior to serving. Fruit salad with Cool Whip or Whipped Cream. Pineapple Chunks, undrained These features orange juice, sour cream, bananas, pineapples, bing cherries, marshmallows and so much more. Let stand for one hour. A delicious fruit salad made with 1 cup of each ingredient-pineapple, mandarin oranges, sour cream, coconut, and marshmallows. It's thought that the idea of ambrosia salad came to be in the 1800's. Cranberry Salad This creamy Hawaiian fruit salad is a family favorite for over 60 years! You’ve probably eaten it at your grandma’s table many times as a child. Canned pineapple, mandarin oranges, maraschino cherries and marshmallows in a creamy dressing of sour cream and cool whip. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/ambrosia-recipe-1950306 We typically make this creamy fruit salad with freshly whipped cream, but if you are in a pinch or don’t have whipping cream on hand, you can make this fruit salad with cool whip. 1 cup mandarin oranges, drained. My great grandmother would make this wonderful sweet creamy fruit salad every year for Christmas. This salad is very similar to a traditional Ambrosia salad, except we don’t use coconut and add walnuts for crunch. Pineapple, mandarin oranges, strawberries, and marshmallows in a creamy dressing. The Ambrosia salad I made since the early 70s did not call for adding sugar or heavy whipped cream, and it was made the night before so all ingredients meshed together and it was a perfect combination of sweetness with the sour cream. Stir in Cool Whip, marshmallows and can of pineapple and juice. I know it looks like I showed up with a bowl of marshmallows today, but I swear there’s fruit in there too. See my privacy policy for details. Combine the fruit, marshmallows, coconut, and sour cream in a mixing bowl. Modifications. (Fruit cocktail may be substituted for grapes and oranges.) Note: Can be made with fresh or canned fruit. This post may contain affiliate links. Mix sour cream & Cool Whip well. 1 cup mandarin oranges, drained 1 cup pineapple chunks, drained 1 cup coconut 1 cup sour cream 1 cup mini marshmallows walnuts (optional) Just combine ingredients and refrigerate for at … Ambrosia Salad with Cinnamon: Whisk 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon into the whipped cream for extra flavor, or top this fruit salad … A delicious mixture of fresh homemade cranberry sauce combined with pecans, coconut, marshmallows and pineapple. Then fold in the drained fruit, marshmallows and coconut. This salad reminds me of my favorite Millionaire Pie recipe with a deliciously tart cranberry twist! I make this fruit using the following: 2 cups of mini marshmallows . Super easy to make, cool, refreshing -- a hit at holiday meals or summer barbecues! My oldest started talking about fruit salad as soon as our weather warmed up. This is the original, classic Ambrosia Salad recipe, which is also known as 5 cup salad.Our Grandma’s didn’t used to make ambrosia salad with Cool Whip, it used to be sour cream – and let me tell you, once you try this you aren’t going back to edible oil products in your ambrosia salad again! Refrigerate at least 8- hours. Fold in sour cream. My mom makes a salad that we call 5 cup fruit salad but it is a little different. To make the sweetened whipped cream, combine the cream in a cold bowl along with the powdered sugar and vanilla. Only 5 ingredients needed – mandarin oranges, pineapple, coconut, marshmallows, and sour cream! 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