Ambrosia Fruit Salad Recipe
~ With Yogurt Topping ~

A colorful, refreshing ambrosia fruit salad recipe that combines honey and lemon with yoghurt for a delightful, healthy dessert.

Ambrosia Fruit Salad

A perfect, light but satisfying, dessert to complete a meal.

Serves 6 to 8

1 serving = 252 calories


  • 3 medium oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 8 slices pineapple
  • 2 medium bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen strawberries, sliced
  • 3 kiwi, peeled and sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup plain yoghurt
  • 1/3 cup flaked or shredded coconut


Arrange the fruit in a bowl. Combine the honey and lemon and spoon over fruit. Toss lightly. Chill. When ready to serve add the yoghurt and toss the fruit. Sprinkle with coconut.

For variety, different fruits can be added or substituted to the ambrosia fruit salad recipe.

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Ambrosia Recipe

This ambrosia recipe adds miniature marshmallows for a festive touch.

Serves 6


  • 1 can (20 ounces or 567 grams) pineapple chunks in juice
  • 1 can (11 ounces or 312 grams) mandarin orange segments in syrup
  • 1 firm, large banana, sliced, optional
  • 1½ cups seedless grapes
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallow
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • ½ cup pecan halves or coarsely chopped nuts
  • 1 cup dairy sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar


Drain pineapple and orange segments.  In large bowl, combine pineapple, mandarin oranges, banana, grapes, marshmallows, coconut and nuts.  In 1-quart (946 ml) measure, combine sour cream and brown sugar.  Stir into fruit mixture.  Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour or overnight.

Ambrosia recipe taken from "Great American Brand Name Cookbook" published by Publications International, Ltd., Licolnwood, Illinois.

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