My Ambrosia

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  • Published Jun 6th
  • Ready In1h
  • Servings12
  • Calories296
I made this ambrosia fruit salad for a family BBQ and there was just barely enough to go around - everyone loved it!

My Ambrosia Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious My Ambrosia for 12 servings:

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can fruit cocktail
  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges
  • 1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered lengthwise
  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup toffee baking bits
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows

My Ambrosia Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In1h

To cook My Ambrosia, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook My Ambrosia easily:

  1. 1 Drain and rinse the fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges, maraschino cherries, and crushed pineapple in a colander. Place the fruit mixture and half of the strawberries in a large bowl.
  2. 2 Fold in the whipped topping into the fruit mixture and add the coconut, walnuts, toffee bits, and miniature marshmallows. Gently mix until thoroughly combined. Garnish with remaining strawberries. Refrigerate 45 minutes, or until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 296 calories; 16.8 grams of fat; 36.4 grams of carbohydrates; 2.2 grams of protein; 8 milligrams of cholesterol; 68 milligrams of sodium.

  1. May 12th 2017

    I made this for Easter dinner and everyone loved it and said I could make this anytime. In previous reviews I noticed mention of the mix being watery so I added a 3-oz package of Red Velvet ...

  2. Dec 22nd 2016

    I made it for our company Christmas pot luck. it was so delicious I don't think I want to share it. it was easy and quick to make.

  3. Nov 16th 2016

    I omitted the toffee but it was still so delicious. A definite hit for functions when you have so little time and people to please.

  4. Oct 16th 2016

    I added slices of apple and blueberries instead of strawberriesand I served it with lemon pound cake. Delish

  5. Nov 30th 2015

    I made this using homemade whipped cream which I doubled. I did not add walnuts or toffee bit but I did find butterfinger bits. I wanted to see if this was as good as my grandmother's. A ...

  6. Nov 27th 2014

    Love this recipe - everyone else does too! Thanks to all who took the time to comment. Since many said to make sure to drain well, I did. It was perfect. The little trick I did was to put th ...

  7. Jul 27th 2014

    I did forget to add to the recipe but YES make sure to drain the fruit well... I have even used paper towels gently to dry it off! That way the salad doesn't get soupy. Also good with flav ...

  8. Jan 1st 2014

    Made it for a New Years Eve potluck and it was a hit! It was a perfect complement to the Honeybaked ham that the hostess served along with the other green salads. I was looking forward to ta ...

  9. Sep 16th 2010

    Very good! Mine ended up a little watery but it had great flavor, and the toffee was wonderful.