Ambrosia Fruit Salad: A Divine and Refreshing Tropical Delight 🍍🍊🍓

If you’re seeking a heavenly and refreshing fruit salad that will transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise, look no further than Ambrosia Fruit Salad! 🍍🍊🍓 This delightful medley of juicy fruits, fluffy marshmallows, and luscious whipped cream is a classic dessert fit for any occasion.


  • 2 cups pineapple chunks, fresh or canned 🍍
  • 2 cups mandarin orange segments, drained 🍊
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 🍓
  • 1 cup seedless grapes, halved
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup whipped cream or whipped topping
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup (optional, for added sweetness)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Prepare the Fruits:
    • Peel and chop any fresh pineapple you use into bite-sized pieces. Drain the juice from canned pineapple before using.
    • Mandarin orange segments should be drained and stored separately.
    • Fresh strawberries should be washed and cut into bite-sized pieces.
    • Cut the seedless grapes in half.
  2. Combine Fruits and Marshmallows:
    • Sliced strawberries, halved grapes, mini marshmallows, pineapple chunks, and mandarin orange segments should all be combined gently in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Make the Dressing:
    • The sour cream or Greek yogurt, whipped cream or whipped topping, honey or maple syrup (if using), and vanilla extract should all be thoroughly combined in a separate bowl. Your preferred level of sweetness should be used.
  4. Fold in Coconut and Dressing:
    • Add the shredded coconut to the fruit and marshmallow mixture.
    • Pour the dressing over the fruits and gently fold everything together until the fruits are coated with the creamy dressing.
  5. Chill and Serve:
    • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate the Ambrosia Fruit Salad for at least 1-2 hours before serving to allow the flavors to meld together and the salad to chill.
  6. Garnish (optional):
    • Before serving, you can add some extra fresh fruit or shredded coconut as a garnish to the Ambrosia Fruit Salad.

👉 Ambrosia Fruit Salad is a divine and delightful treat that’s perfect for picnics, potlucks, or as a refreshing dessert after any meal. The combination of tropical fruits, marshmallows, and creamy dressing creates a heavenly experience that will leave everyone wanting more! 😍🍍🍊🍓