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ambrosia salad
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Ambrosia Salad

The ultimate holiday treat: old-fashioned Ambrosia Salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Salad
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: ambrosia, ambrosia salad
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 162kcal


  • 1 large orange
  • 440 grams canned pineapple pieces
  • 100 grams mini marshmallows
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 225 grams maraschino cherries
  • 250 grams light sour cream


  • Peel orange and remove pith and seeds. Chop into small pieces.
  • Drain pineapple pieces.
  • Remove stems from all cherries except a few (for decorating).
  • Add orange pieces, pineapple pieces, marshmallows, coconut flakes and cherries (apart from few with stems) and sour cream in a large bowl. Stir well to combine.
  • Chill before serving and decorate with remaining maraschino cherries.


Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1mg