Pistachio Ambrosia Cupcakes

Linda BONWILL

By
@lindabonwill

We love a fresh bowl of Ambrosia Fruit Salad at picnics during the summer months. I remember it well when my mother used to make it. All us kids would just eat it all up. The other day I had some at a party. I had the thought..."Wonder how this would taste on a cupcake"?? AWESOME!! Need I say more?

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The light fluffy ambrosia salad on top of a simple cupcake is simply delicious. These are cute, cool and look almost too pretty to eat but grab a fork and dig in. The cherry on top is the perfect touch.These cupcakes would be fabulous for a summer or spring potluck. What a fabulous idea!

Ingredients

24
favorite cupcakes
1 pkg
Cool Whip, small
1 can(s)
chunk pineapple, 8 oz.
1 can(s)
mandarin oranges, 11 oz.
1/2 c
coconut
2 c
mini-marshmallows
2 oz
chopped walnuts
1 pkg
pistachio pudding, instant
24
maraschino cherries

Step-By-Step

1Bake cupcakes according to directions, let cool completely before adding topping.
2In large bowl toss all other ingredients.
3Top each cupcake with about 2 tablespoons of topping.
4Add one cherry to top of each cupcake. Enjoy!!!