Chilled Bliss: Frozen Fruit Salad Dessert

Experience the perfect blend of sweet, tangy, and creamy with this delightful Frozen Fruit Salad Dessert. Packed with a medley of colorful fruits, fluffy whipped cream, and a hint of sweetness, this chilled treat is a refreshing addition to any gathering or a delightful way to cool down on a hot day.


  • 1 cup canned pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 cup canned mandarin orange segments, drained
  • 1 cup seedless grapes, halved
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (optional)
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup whipped cream or whipped topping (thawed, if using frozen)
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Chilling the Bowl: Place a mixing bowl in the refrigerator for a few minutes to chill.

2. Prepping the Fruits: In a separate bowl, combine the canned pineapple chunks, canned mandarin orange segments, halved grapes, sliced strawberries, chopped walnuts (if using), and shredded coconut (if using). Toss gently to mix.

3. Sweetening the Cream: In the chilled mixing bowl, combine the whipped cream or whipped topping, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. Whip until the mixture holds stiff peaks.

4. Folding in Fluff: Gently fold the sweetened whipped cream into the fruit mixture until everything is well coated.

5. Marshmallow Magic: Add the miniature marshmallows

to the mixture and gently fold them in. They will add a delightful chewy texture.

6. Freezing the Bliss: Transfer the mixture into a freezer-safe dish or a loaf pan. Smooth the top with a spatula.

7. Chilling Time: Cover the dish with plastic wrap or a lid and place it in the freezer. Let it freeze for at least 4 hours or until it’s firm.

8. Serving the Chilled Delight: When ready to serve, remove the Frozen Fruit Salad Dessert from the freezer and let it sit at room temperature for a few minutes to soften slightly. Scoop into serving dishes or onto plates.

9. Garnishing (Optional): For an extra touch of elegance, you can garnish each serving with a fresh fruit slice or a sprinkle of shredded coconut.

Frozen Fruit Salad Dessert combines the vibrant flavors of a variety of fruits with fluffy whipped cream and miniature marshmallows. This chilled treat is ideal for cooling off on hot summer days, and it also goes well with picnics, potlucks, and family gatherings. It’s a dessert that’s as pleasing to the eyes as it is to the taste buds, with its medley of colors and flavors.