orange creamsicle fluff salad

Orange Creamsicle Fluff Salad

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Summer is the perfect time to try new fluff salads! This Orange Creamsicle Fluff Salad is made with mandarin oranges, orange jello, and instant vanilla pudding mix. 

orange creamsicle fluff salad

Summer is in full swing, and that means most of our time is spent outdoors, swimming, and barbecuing with family and friends. And of course, enjoying all the delicious summer fruits and vegetables. This Orange Creamsicle Fluff Salad is the perfect dish to bring to your next potluck or BBQ.

It’s a fun twist on the classic orange creamsicle ice cream flavor, and everyone will love it! Plus, it’s easy to make so you can focus on enjoying your party. It’s time to gather up your ingredients and get started! You’ll be glad you did.

What is a fluff salad?

A fluff salad is a type of fruit salad that contains whipped cream or marshmallows. The result is a light and fluffy dish that is perfect for summer. This Orange Creamsicle Fluff Salad recipe uses both whipped cream and marshmallows to create its signature texture.

What’s in Orange Creamsicle Fluff Salad?

  • Box orange jello mix
  • Instant vanilla pudding mix
  • Boiling water
  • Cold water
  • Tub cool whip, thawed
  • Can mandarin oranges
  • Mini marshmallows

How to make Orange Creamsicle Fluff Salad

  • In a medium size mixing bowl whisk together boiling water and orange Jello until completely dissolved.
  • Stir in cold water and place in the fridge for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove from the fridge and whisk in instant vanilla pudding mix until combined. Cover and return to the fridge for another 15 minutes.
  • Remove from fridge and fold in whipped topping, mandarin oranges, and mini marshmallows.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Enjoy!
orange creamsicle fluff salad in a white serving dish

Why You’ll Love Orange Creamsicle Salad

There are many reasons to love a good fluff salad, but here are some of my favorite reasons to love this particular Orange Fluff Salad.

  • Orange Fluff Salad is like a party in your mouth– There’s something about the combination of orange and vanilla that screams “celebration.” This salad is the perfect way to bring a little bit of joy to any occasion.
  • Fluff salad is an instant classic– Orange creamsicle salad is one of those dishes that people can’t get enough of. Whether you’re serving it at a potluck or taking it to a picnic, this salad is sure to please.
  • Easy to eat –  This salad comes together quickly and can be easily adapted to your taste.

Let’s not forget that this Orange Fluff Salad is delicious that you’ll find yourself reaching for seconds…or thirds!

Tips for Success in Making This Orange Fluff Recipe

  • The key to making a great fluff salad is to start with high-quality ingredients. Make sure you use a good quality cool whip.
  • To avoid a watery salad, be sure to drain the can of mandarin oranges well before adding them to the mix.
  • Don’t be afraid to experiment! If you’re not a fan of orange, feel free to use another flavor of jello or pudding mix. You can also add in different fruits or even some chocolate chips for a fun twist.

FAQ’s for making Orange Creamsicle Fluff Salad

Can you freeze orange creamsicle salad?

The good news about making this salad is that you can freeze it for up to 3 months! Simply place the salad in a freezer-safe container and store it in the freezer.

What can I use besides Instant vanilla pudding mix?

If you don’t have any instant vanilla pudding mix on hand, you can use 1 cup of heavy cream and 1/4 cup of sugar instead. Simply whip the cream and sugar together until stiff peaks form, then fold it into the salad.

What can I use besides orange jello mix?

If you don’t have any orange jello mix on hand, you can use lemon jello mix instead. You can also use strawberry or raspberry jello mix for a fun twist. 

How can I make this salad healthier?

To make this salad a bit healthier, you can use sugar-free jello mix and pudding mix. You can also use a light cool whip instead of regular cool whip.

This Orange Creamsicle Fluff Salad is the perfect summer dessert! It’s easy to make, and it tastes delicious. It is highly recommended that you give this recipe a try.

close up shot of orange creamsicle fluff salad on a fork

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orange creamsicle fluff salad

Orang Creamsicle Fluff Salad

April King
Summer is the perfect time to try new fluff salads! This Orange Creamsicle Fluff Salad is made with mandarin oranges, orange jello, and instant vanilla pudding mix. 
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
chill 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Course Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 3 oz. box orange jello mix
  • 1 3.4 oz. instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 8 oz. tub cool whip, thawed
  • 1 28 oz. can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 cup mini marshamallows

Instructions
 

  • In a medium size mixing bowl whisk together boiling water and orange Jello until completely dissolved.
  • Stir in cold water and place in the fridge for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove from the fridge and whisk in instant vanilla pudding mix until combined. Cover and return to the fridge for another 15 minutes.
  • Remove from fridge and fold in whipped topping, mandarin oranges, and mini marshmallows.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Enjoy!
Keyword Orange creamasicle fluff salad
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2 Comments

  1. Bobbie Jean

    5 stars
    It’s in the fridge now.
    I’m waiting 😋

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