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The Best Strawberry Jello Fluff Salad

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If you’re looking for a delicious summer dessert, this is the perfect time to try new fluff salads! This Strawberry Fluff Salad is made with fresh strawberries, strawberry jello, instant vanilla pudding mix, and mini marshmallows. 

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 Strawberry Fluff Salad is the perfect dish to bring to your next potluck or BBQ.

The best strawberry fluff jello salad

What is a fluff salad?

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

Ingredients for Strawberry fluff Salad?

  • Box strawberry jello mix
  • Instant vanilla pudding mix
  • Boiling water
  • Cold water
  • Tub cool whip, thawed
  • One-pound fresh strawberries
  • Mini marshmallows

How to make Strawberry Jello Fluff Salad

  • In a medium size mixing bowl whisk together boiling water and strawberry 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, sliced strawberries, and mini marshmallows.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Enjoy!
strawberry fluff jello salad in a serving bowl with marshmallows and strawberries on the side

Why You’ll Love Strawberry Cream Salad

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

  • Strawberry Fluff Salad is like a party in your mouth– There’s something about the combination of strawberry and vanilla that screams “party.” This salad is the perfect way to bring a little bit of joy to any occasion.
  • Fluff salad is an instant classic– Strawberry Fluff 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 Fluff Salad is delicious that you’ll find yourself reaching for seconds…or thirds!

Tips for Success in Making This Strawberry 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. Skip the lite and fat free cool whip for this salad.
  • To avoid a watery salad, be sure to pat the strawberries well with a paper towel before adding them to the mix.
  • Don’t be afraid to experiment! If you’re not a fan of strawberry, feel free to use another flavor of jello or pudding mix. You can also add in different fruits.

FAQ’s for making Strawberry Fluff Salad

Can you freeze strawberry fluff 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 strawberry jello mix?

If you don’t have any strawberry jello mix on hand, you can use lemon jello mix instead. You can also use 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.

This Strawberry 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.

The best strawberry fluff jello salad

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The Best Strawberry Jello Fluff Salad

If you're looking for a delicious summer dessert, this is the perfect time to try new fluff salads! This Strawberry Fluff Salad is made with fresh strawberries, strawberry jello, instant vanilla pudding mix, and mini marshmallows. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 mins
chill 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 3 oz. box strawberry jello
  • 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 lb. strawberries, sliced
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows

Instructions
 

  • In a medium size mixing bowl whisk together boiling water and strawberry 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, sliced strawberries, and mini marshmallows.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Enjoy!
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4 Comments

  1. Frank Pistulka

    5 stars
    Everyone loved it!! Perfect mixture of flavor to compliment Thanksgiving dinner!

  2. Do I actually make the pudding before mixing it in or do I just mixed the dry ingredients from the pudding pack?

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