Ambrosia Fruit Salad

Fruit salad recipes can be one of the best dishes that you can serve. The ambrosia fruit salad is one such recipe that can go with any dish ranging from barbecue chicken to mashed potatoes. You can even have this salad if you are going out on a picnic or having a family get-together. Making the ambrosia food salad takes just fifteen minutes and you can add a tangy taste to it by adding your own tidbits. Here are some of the best recipes that you can try for an ambrosia fruit salad.

Recipe1: For this you’ll need the following ingredients:

Pineapple chunks in fruit juice (not syrup): 1 can of 15 oz.

Mandarin oranges in fruit juice (not syrup): 2 cans of 11 oz.

Banana (cut in big pieces): 1 large

Cantaloupe, (cut into big pieces): 2 cups

Fresh mint (finely chopped): ¼ cup

Ginger snaps (crushed): 6

Glazed walnuts: 2 oz.


To make this ambrosia fruit salad drain the pineapple and orange, then place them in a big bowl. Then you should add the banana and the cantaloupe pieces and the fresh mint. Now toss all the ingredients so that they are mixed properly. Now dress the salad with the ginger snaps and the walnuts and serve. In case you are not planning to serve the salad immediately, you can mix all the fruits and the mint and refrigerate it. Add the ginger and walnut just before you serve.

Recipe 2: Ingredients:

Shredded coconut: 7 oz.

Sour cream: Two containers 16 oz.

Fruit cocktail: 4 cans (16 oz.)

Peaches: 2 cans (16 oz.)

Small marshmallows: 1 cup


Drain the juices from the fruits and mix all the fruits in a big serving bowl. Now add the sour cream to the fruits mix and gently mix it. Make sure that you don’t smash up the fruits. Now add the coconut and mix it with the fruits and the cream. Add the marshmallows and mix until all the ingredients are evenly blended. Now keep the bowl in the refrigerator and let it chill. Serve when you are ready to eat it.

Recipe 3: Ingredients:

Golden sweet pineapple (cut in rings): 1 small

Oranges: 6

Strawberries: 1 pint(s)

Kiwifruit (sliced): 2

Dried coconut chips (unsweetened): 0.75 cup

Vanilla yogurt

Fresh mint leaves


Take a bowl and mix all the fruits so that they are evenly mixed, add the coconut and mix thoroughly. Now take dessert bowls and add the fruits mix and top with the vanilla yogurt and garnish with mint leaves. Keep in the refrigerator for some time and serve chilled.

Making the ambrosia fruit salad is easy and you can toss up the salad even if you have no time for serving the dish. So, if you’re wondering what to make for an upcoming event then do add this ambrosia fruit salad to your menu.

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