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Strawberry Fluff Salad

If you’re craving a refreshing and luscious dessert that is both easy to make and bursting with fruity goodness, look no further than the strawberry fluff salad

This bright treat combines the natural sweetness of ripe strawberries with a light and fluffy texture, making it the perfect addition to any gathering or as a delightful indulgence for yourself. With just a handful of simple ingredients and a few easy steps, you’ll be well on your way to creating a dessert that will have everyone begging for seconds. 

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What is a strawberry fluff salad?

A strawberry fluff salad is a delightful dessert that combines the natural sweetness of fresh strawberries with a light and airy texture. It’s a popular dish often enjoyed during the warmer months, as it provides a refreshing and fruity treat that can be enjoyed on its own or as a side dish.

The salad typically consists of a few key ingredients: fresh strawberries, mini marshmallows, and whipped topping (such as Cool Whip). These ingredients are gently combined to create a fluffy and creamy mixture that is chilled before serving.

two bowls of strawberry fluff salad next to a large serving bowl

The strawberries serve as the star of the dish, adding a burst of vibrant color, juiciness, and a hint of tartness. The mini marshmallows bring a soft and gooey element, while the whipped topping adds a creamy and dreamy texture that holds everything together.

The strawberry fluff salad can be served as a dessert at picnics, barbecues, potlucks, or any festive gathering. It can also be enjoyed as a simple and refreshing treat on a warm day.

The combination of sweet strawberries, fluffy marshmallows, and creamy whipped topping creates a harmonious blend of flavors and textures that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

two bowls of strawberry fluff salad with strawberries around

Other fluff salads to try

Cherry Fluff Salad

Unicorn Fluff Recipe

Easy Cranberry Fluff Recipe

What do I need to make a strawberry fluff salad?

  • Vanilla pudding
  • Strawberry jello 
  • Water
  • Whipped topping
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Strawberries
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How to make a strawberry fluff salad?

Begin by whisking together the vanilla pudding, strawberry jello, and water in a medium saucepan.

mixing jello with a whisk

Cook the mixture over medium heat until it comes to a boil. 

Now remove from the heat and pour into a large serving bowl. Cover and place in the fridge for 4-6 hours. 

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Once chilled and set, remove the mixture from the fridge. Using an electric stand or handheld mixer and beat until creamy.

Fold in the whipped topping until well combined.

marshmallows, jello, and strawberries

Finally, fold in the strawberries and marshmallows. Serve immediately. 

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How do I properly store strawberry fluff salad?

To ensure the freshness and quality of your strawberry fluff salad, it’s important to store it properly. Strawberry fluff salad should always be stored in the refrigerator. This helps maintain its texture and prevents the ingredients from spoiling. 

Place the salad in an airtight container or cover it tightly with plastic wrap or foil before placing it in the refrigerator.

two bowls of strawberry fluff salad next to a large serving bowl

The shelf life of strawberry fluff salad can vary depending on the freshness of the ingredients used. Generally, it is best to consume the salad within 2-3 days of preparation. 

Making a fluff salad is a delightful culinary adventure that combines the natural sweetness of strawberries with a light and fluffy texture. This refreshing dessert is incredibly easy to make, requiring just a handful of simple ingredients and a few simple steps.

Whether you’re serving it at a gathering, enjoying it as a simple indulgence on a warm day, or treating yourself to a taste of summer, a strawberry fluff salad is sure to delight your taste buds. Remember to store any leftovers in the refrigerator, enjoying them within a few days to maintain their freshness.

Other recipes to try

Strawberry Pretzel Salad without Jello

Fruit Salad with Pudding

Cherry Cheesecake Dump Cake

Yield: 12

Strawberry Fluff Salad

two bowls of strawberry fluff salad next to a large serving bowl

This light and fluffy strawberry fluff salad is a must-try this summer! Made with marshmallows and strawberries, it's a sweet, tart treat!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cool Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4.6-ounce box of cook-and-serve vanilla pudding
  • 3.6-ounce strawberry jello
  • 3 cups water
  • 16 ounces of whipped topping
  • 10-ounce bag of mini marshmallows
  • 2 cups chopped strawberries.

Instructions

    In a medium saucepan, whisk together the vanilla pudding, strawberry jello, and water

    Cook over medium heat until it comes to a boil.

    Remove from the heat and pour into a large serving bowl. Cover and place in the fridge for 4-6 hours.

    Once chilled and set, remove the mixture from the fridge. Using an electric stand or handheld mixer and beat until creamy.

    Fold in the whipped topping until well combined.

    Fold in the strawberries and marshmallows. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 223Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 52mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 1gSugar: 27gProtein: 1g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

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