Coconut Ambrosia Salad

Coconut Ambrosia Salad


"I've been making this recipe for well over thirty years, and it's still good."


1 h 10 m servings 195 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 195 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 31g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the oranges, pineapple, whipped topping, coconut, marshmallows and milk.
  2. Mix together well and chill 1 hour before serving. Garnish with cherries.
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  1. 329 Ratings


I doubled the recipe and made this for thirty people at a baby shower - it was a huge hit! There were NO leftovers! I took the advice of many other reviewers added pecans and apples (with skin...

Very disappointed with this. I love ambrosia salad and was looking for a recipe. With all the rave reviews I thought I had found a good one. But this turned out sickly sweet and not at all what ...

Excellent recipe. Everyone LOVED this!!! I made this twice in the last week. The first time I made it with strawberry Cool Whip and used two cans of mandarin oranges. It was really good (a l...

I just love AMBROSIA! BUT here is what I do.. I dont measure, just use what you think looks and tastes best! cream cheese (creamed.....) or sour cream real whipped cream (beat in vanilla & ...

I've never made this before and I needed something easy in a hurry. Great recipe and tastes incredibly yummy. For those who are recipe-challenged like me, the 3 1/2 cups whipping cream comes o...

Really good fruit salad! I omitted the milk and added 1 cup of chopped pecans and a teaspoon of vanilla. I think it would be good with more fruit too, maybe even some bananas. Update: do not omi...

Amazing stuff. I made it for a few friends at a barbeque and they loved it. I did add some other kinds of fruit (grapes and apples). Can't wait to make again. Thanks.

This was delicious! Just like I remember it at all of my family picnics when I was little. I did leave out the coconut and served it on the side (my husband hates coconut) and I also added 1/2...

I made this for a church picnic last night and it disappeared in no time. I'm glad I taste-tested it before I left home because there was none left when it was my turn in line! It tasted great a...