Creamy Overnight Fruit Salad

Creamy Overnight Fruit Salad

Here's a delightful make-ahead salad that serves eight. With marshmallows in the mix, kids will gobble it up! Make it your way with the variation below.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

12:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

Whipped Cream Dressing
2
eggs, beaten
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons reserved pineapple juice
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
3/4
cup whipping cream
Salad
1
can (15 oz) pitted dark sweet cherries in syrup, drained
2
cans (20 oz each) pineapple chunks in juice, drained, 2 tablespoons juice reserved
3
seedless oranges, peeled, cut into small chunks
1
cup miniature marshmallows
  1. In 1-quart saucepan, mix all dressing ingredients except whipping cream. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly; cool.
  2. In chilled medium deep bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on low speed until mixture begins to thicken. Increase speed to high and beat until stiff peaks form. Fold in cooled egg mixture.
  3. In large glass or plastic bowl, gently toss salad ingredients and dressing. Cover; refrigerate at least 12 hours to blend flavors but no longer than 24 hours.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Two cans (11 oz each) mandarin orange segments, very well drained, can be substituted for the fresh oranges.
Recipe Variation Lighter Creamy Overnight Fruit Salad: For 3 grams of fat and 165 calories per serving, omit Whipped Cream Dressing. For dressing, reserve 1/4 cup pineapple juice from cans of pineapple; fold juice into 2 cups frozen (thawed) reduced-fat whipped topping.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (About 1 Cup))
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 40mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 27g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.