Bunny Tails Ambrosia

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Bunny Tails Ambrosia is a twist to a classic ambrosia salad and is the perfect dessert to serve up this Easter. Sweet pineapple, mandarin oranges, colorful marshmallows all in a creamy and light sauce!

Bunny Tails Ambrosia

Every year I host Easter, it is my FAVORITE holiday ever!!!  I love everything about Easter and look forward to making an amazing dinner for my loved ones.


One of my all-time favorites is a sweet Ambrosia.  This Bunny Tails Ambrosia is not your typical Ambrosia, I make this with kids in mind so it’s very simple and delicious.  My son John waits for this every year.

Bunny Tail Ambrosia Salad

The ingredients are super simple and items you will usually have in your fridge or pantry already.  You can add or subtract any of the ingredients and really make it to your liking.

bunny tails ambrosia

This recipe is a twist to a classic ambrosia salad recipe so feel free to add in your favorite ingredients if you want.

What is Ambrosia

Ambrosia salad is a traditional salad that has been served on holidays for so many years. Depending on what part of the world you live in will depend on how you define ambrosia salad.


This dish can be classified as a dessert or even a salad. Generally, ambrosia is loaded with ingredients. Pineapple, oranges, nuts, cherries. And the list goes on. Pretty much anything can go in this creamy and sweet mix.

When to Serve Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia salad can be served at your summer cookouts, holidays through the year, or as a weekday dessert for your family!


This bunny tails ambrosia I Make specifically for Easter, but you can use this recipe all year round! It works for any potluck or occasion you can think of!

How to Store Bunny Tail Ambrosia

Once you have mixed up your salad, toss it in the fridge until you are ready to serve. This salad needs to stay cold or it will break down. You can keep it in the fridge for up to 4 days.

bunny tails ambrosia

It is best served in the first two days, as the mixture breaks down a bit more with each day.

Can I Make Bunny Tail Ambrosia Ahead of Time

You can make this salad a bit in advance. Feel free to whip it up the night before so it is chilled and ready to serve the next day.


If you go this route you can also leave the marshmallows out and then right before you serve stir them in. This will keep their texture a bit better.


Single Serve Salad Cups For Ambrosia Recipe

If you are feeding a crowd, consider buying single serve cups and spooning the salad into cups for serving. This is great for your guests to grab a cup and go, vs scooping on their plate.


We do this when we have a lot of people over, it makes it more portable too for them to eat out of the small cup instead of needing a dessert plate.


At the end of the day, this bunny tail Ambrosia is such a simple and delicious dessert for the family this Easter. Just a handful of ingredients, a few minutes to whip up and you have one flavorful and sweet treat anyone would love!


Have you tried bunny tail Ambrosia salad before?

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Bunny Tails Ambrosia

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bunny tails ambrosia

Bunny Tails Ambrosia

Bunny Tails Ambrosia is a twist to a classic ambrosia salad, and is the perfect dessert to serve up this Easter. Sweet pineapple, mandarin oranges, colorful marshmallows all in a creamy and light sauce!


  • 1 can (20 oz) of Crushed Pineapple, undrained
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) pkg Vanilla Flavored Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
  • 1 (8 ounce) Tub Whipped Topping
  • 1 (11 ounce) Mandarin Oranges, drained
  • 1 Cup Colored Marshmallows


  1. Mix Pineapple and dry pudding mix in a medium bowl.  
  2. Gently fold in whipped topping.
  3. Gently fold in mandarin oranges and colored marshmallows.  
  4. Chill and serve.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 121Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 111mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 2g

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