Cookbook:Ambrosia Fruit Salad

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Ambrosia Fruit Salad
Category Dessert recipes
Servings 8
Time prep: 5 minute
chilling: 60 minute

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An Ambrosia fruit salad

Ambrosia Fruit Salad is a sweet mixture of mandarin oranges, fruit cocktail, coconut, and marshmallows coated in whipped cream.

'Ambrosia' originated in the 1900's and had a period of popularity in the U.S.

It is widely considered to be a traditional dish, suitable for family gatherings.

Below is one interpretation.


  • 4 cups of mandrain oranges drained
  • 2 cans of pineapple drained
  • 6-8 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 3 cups whipping cream


  1. Mix the mandarin oranges and grapes, fruit cocktail, in a large bowl.
  2. Fold in the whipped cream, sour cream and marshmallows.
  3. Chill for at least an hour.
  4. Stir again before serving.