Cherry Fluff Recipe | Easy Cherry Fluff Salad

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by Twosleevers
6 servings
10 min

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Indulge in a delightful dessert with this easy and delicious Cherry Fluff recipe! This no-bake treat is perfect for summer gatherings or as a quick sweet fix. Dive into the perfect combination of creamy, fruity, and fluffy goodness with this foolproof method.

Cherry fluff in a white bowl next to another bowl of cherries

Why You'll Love This Sweet Treat


  • Quick. Ready in just 10 minutes from start to finish.
  • Effortless. Minimal preparation for a no-fuss cooking experience.
  • Incredibly Tasty. The blend of cherries, cream, and marshmallows creates a mouth-watering dessert.
  • Versatile. Perfect for parties, potlucks, or a simple family dessert.


What Is Cherry Fluff?


Cherry Fluff is a classic no-bake dessert made with cherry pie filling, crushed pineapple, whipped topping, mini marshmallows, and sweetened condensed milk. It’s a light and fluffy treat that’s sweet, fruity, and oh-so-easy to make.


What Does Cherry Fluff Taste Like?


Overall, cherry fluff is a harmonious blend of sweet, tart, creamy, and chewy elements, making it a refreshing and satisfying treat for any occasion.


Ingredients You'll Need


  • Cherry Pie Filling- The main ingredient, providing a sweet and tart cherry flavor.
  • Crushed Pineapple- Adds a juicy, tropical sweetness to the fluff.
  • Whipped Topping- Creates the fluffy texture and adds creaminess.
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk- Adds richness and sweetness to the dessert.
  • Mini Marshmallows- Adds a fun, chewy texture.
  • Chopped Nuts- Adds a crunchy texture and a nutty flavor.


How To Make Cherry Fluff


  1. Drain the Pineapple. Drain the crushed pineapple to remove excess juice. This prevents the fluff from becoming too runny.
  2. Chop the Nuts. If using, chop the nuts into small pieces.
  3. Combine the Cherry Pie Filling and Pineapple. In a large bowl, mix together the cherry pie filling and drained crushed pineapple.
  4. Add the Sweetened Condensed Milk. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk until well combined.
  5. Fold in the Whipped Topping. Gently fold in the whipped topping until fully incorporated.
  6. Add the Marshmallows and Nuts. Fold in the mini marshmallows and chopped nuts (if using).
  7. Chill the Fluff. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to meld and the fluff to firm up.
  8. Serve. Serve chilled, garnished with extra cherries or nuts if desired.
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Tips And Tricks


Making delicious Cherry Fluff involves more than just the right ingredients; it’s about technique and a few kitchen tricks to ensure it turns out flavorful and satisfying. Here’s how to perfect it:


  • Drain the Pineapple Well. Make sure to drain the crushed pineapple thoroughly to prevent the fluff from becoming too runny.
  • Fold Gently. When folding in the whipped topping and marshmallows, be gentle to keep the fluff light and airy.
  • Chill for Best Results. Allowing the fluff to chill for a couple of hours helps the flavors to meld and the texture to set.


Variations


Cherry Fluff is a versatile dish that can be adapted to suit a variety of tastes and dietary needs. Here are some creative variations on the classic:


  • Strawberry Fluff- Use strawberry pie filling instead of cherry for a different fruity flavor.
  • Pistachio Fluff- Add a package of pistachio pudding mix and use crushed pineapple for a nutty twist.
  • Coconut Fluff- Add shredded coconut for a tropical flavor.
  • Chocolate Cherry Fluff- Add mini chocolate chips for a chocolatey twist.


What To Eat With Cherry Fluff


Cherry Fluff pairs wonderfully with various dishes and can be served in different ways. Here are some great options:


  • As a Side Dish- Serve alongside a summer BBQ or picnic.
  • As a Dessert- Enjoy it on its own or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • With Fresh Fruit- Serve with a side of fresh berries for added flavor and texture.
  • On a Graham Cracker- Scoop some fluff onto a graham cracker for a fun twist.


How Long Does It Last?


Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. The flavors will continue to meld and it will remain delicious.


Can You Freeze It?


Cherry Fluff is best enjoyed fresh, but you can freeze it if needed. Freeze in an airtight container for up to 1 month. Thaw in the refrigerator before serving.


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Cherry Fluff Recipe | Easy Cherry Fluff Salad
Recipe details
  • 6  servings
  • Prep time: 10 minutes Minutes Cook time: 0 minutes Minutes Total time: 10 min
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Ingredients

  • ▢ 21 oz Cherry Pie Filling
  • ▢ 20 oz Crushed Pineapple, drained
  • ▢ 8 oz Whipped Topping
  • ▢ 14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • ▢ 2 cups Mini Marshamallows
  • ▢ 1/2 cup Chopped Walnuts
Instructions

Drain the Pineapple. Drain the crushed pineapple to remove excess juice. This prevents the fluff from becoming too runny.
Chop the Nuts. If using, chop the nuts into small pieces.
Combine the Cherry Pie Filling and Pineapple. In a large bowl, mix together the cherry pie filling and drained crushed pineapple.
Add the Sweetened Condensed Milk. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk until well combined.
Fold in the Whipped Topping. Gently fold in the whipped topping until fully incorporated.
Add the Marshmallows and Nuts. Fold in the mini marshmallows and chopped nuts (if using).
Chill the Fluff. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to meld and the fluff to firm up.
Serve. Serve chilled, garnished with extra cherries or nuts if desired.
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