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Tropical Cherry Ambrosia in a crystal glass
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5 from 2 votes

Tropical Cherry Ambrosia

Tropical Cherry Ambrosia is a fun pink dessert that is quick and easy to make and delicious to eat. Just dump the ingredients in a bowl, stir, and chill!
Prep Time15 mins
Chilling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ambrosia, cherry, coconut, cool whip, dairy free, fluff, gluten free, marshmallows, pineapple, pink, valentine's day
Servings: 8
Calories: 310kcal


  • 1 can (20 ounce) crushed pineapple
  • 1 can (21 ounce) cherry pie filling (use one with "extra cherries) if you can find it)
  • 8 ounces (1 small container) frozen whipped topping (Cool Whip), regular or light
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows (about half a 16 ounce bag)
  • 1 cup shredded dried coconut, sweetened or unsweetened


  • Transfer crushed pineapple to a mesh strainer and drain well, saving the juice to drink if you wish.
  • Add the drained pineapple, cherry pie filling, whipped topping, marshmallows, and shredded coconut to a large bowl. Stir until mixed well. Cover bowl and place in fridge to chill for at least 1 hour before serving.


Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg