Marshmallow Fruit Salad


This delicious marshmallow fruit salad has received rave reviews! The custard dressing makes this recipe what it is light, fluffy and fun.


  • 1 package (16 ounces) large marshmallows, halved
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. Place marshmallows in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, whisk the egg yolks, milk and mustard.
  3. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 160° and coats the back of a metal spoon.
  4. Cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir into marshmallows.
  6. In a bowl, beat the cream, confectioners’ sugar and vanilla on medium speed until soft peaks form.
  7. Fold into marshmallow mixture.
  8. Add fruit; gently toss to coat.
  9. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  10. Just before serving, stir in pecans.

This recipe is one of many recipes found at A Taste of Home.


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