5 Cup Salad

5 Cup Salad

sugarmama 1

"My Gami always made this for Thanksgiving. It's a sweet fruit and coconut salad that's simple to make."


5 h 10 m servings 157 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 157 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.2g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 51 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 25 Ratings


So delicious. Using sweetened coconut is key in this recipe as it adds just enough sweetness when combined with the fruit to offset the sour cream. The longer this sits, the better it gets.........

This is a wonderful salad. I grew up with this salad on holidays. Mom called it her 24 hr. salad. The only thing she did different is add a can of fruit cocktail to the mix. I did not like sour ...

My mom has made this same recipe for years and it is a family favorite! Very easy to make and since it must be made ahead, it is great to take places.

I read the one negative review and knew immediately a few finer points were needed when putting this recipe together. First, if you do not have 24 hours to let your salad sit over night in the r...

I've used this recipe for years, passed to me from my mother. I add nuts to mine. The key to this recipe, though, is letting it sit overnight in the fridge. The flavors blend together, and the m...

I can't believe this is reviewed as 5 stars! This is my first review and it is because I want to save people from wasting their time with this terrible recipe. My mother tried to make this and...

Oh. My. Goodness. My mom has made this for years, however, our 5 cup salad actually has six cups...the five listed above in addition to 1 CUP OF CHOPPED PECANS. H-E-A-V-E-N-L-Y. It's the only th...

Just like my mom would make every Christmas and thanksgiving. A hit with our family

I had made this for years when my children were young. Years later, I made it again! Nostalgic and yummy! I used a larger can of crushed pineapple drained and added an additional cup of mini ...