Light Tropical Fruit Ambrosia Salad Recipe
One of my favorite treats is a fruit salad. But often fruits are out of season are pricey. I can make this light tropical fruit ambrosia salad recipe year-round right from the pantry! It is so good that I have to give away the leftovers or I will march to the fridge every hour for a spoon full.
Fruit Salad Pantry Recipe
I stock my beloved pantry with many delicious basics for this recipe. These include pineapple, mandarin oranges, maraschino cherries. I always have coconut and pecans in the freezer as well as a pint of sour cream because I love it on so much stuff.
The sweet of this salad is marshmallows and because we are hot chocolate lovers we always have a bag in the pantry.
This Light Tropical Fruit Ambrosia Salad Recipe is easy to make and people love it. From Christmas to Easter, brunch, and picnics day, this fruit salad recipe will be the star of any table.
Tropical Fruit Ambrosia Salad Recipe
Print this recipe and share it with new homemakers and friends. They will love this fresh cherry-filled fruit salad recipe as part of their meal-planning arsenal. This ambrosia pairs well with roasted meats, fried chicken, breakfast casseroles, and anything else your heart desires. Serve it up in this gorgeous French White Casserole Dish!
- 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
- 1 cup mandarin oranges, drained
- 1 cup maraschino cherries, drained and sliced into halves
- 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1 cup sour cream
- 2 cup marshmallows
Mixed drained crushed pineapple, oranges, and sliced cherry halves with coconut and pecans.
Add sour cream and marshmallows.
Fold mixture until sour cream is mixed well and chill.
For presentation set aside a few mandarin oranges and cherries to place near the top and gently stir. This will keep the fruit whole making the dish beautiful for serving.