Tropical Ambrosia

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by Jellyqueen

I love ambrosia of all kinds. This one I got out of a magazine. I love the toasted coconut, it just give it another level of taste. Cook time is chill time.

Top Review by MxL7196

Really didn't like the soggy nature of this ambrosia. I prefer the fluffier whipped versions and I thought the pudding and cream made it very heavy and hard to eat -- too rich and heavy for a fruit salad type desert.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whip the heavy cream.
  3. In seperate bowl, combine pineapple juice and pudding mix and beat on low, or hand whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Fold in whipped cream.
  5. Stir in pineapple and 3 Tablespoons of the toasted coconut.
  6. Transfer to serving bowl.
  7. Garnish with remaining Tablespoon of toasted coconut, cherries and cherry juice.
  8. Chill for at least 2 hours.

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