Ambrosia Fruit Salad

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

Ambrosia Fruit Salad is a sweet mixture of mandarin oranges, fruit cocktail, coconut, and marshmallows coated in whipped cream. This is a favorite dessert salad at family gatherings.


  • 2 (11 oz) cans mandarin orange segments, drained
  • 2 (15 oz) cans fruit cocktail, drained
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 (8 oz) container whipped cream or cool whip
  • 1 16oz container sour cream
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries, drained


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