Berries and Cream Salad

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When fresh berries are in season, you’ll want to find every excuse to incorporate their sweet, juicy deliciousness into all your favorite dishes. This incredible 4-ingredient berries and cream salad is the perfect way to let those luscious little gems take center stage. It’s a simple, no-bake “salad” that highlights summer’s star fruits in the most luscious, creamy way possible.

With just a handful of basic ingredients like Greek yogurt, pudding mix, and whipped topping, you get this light, fluffy, and delicately sweet base to cradle juicy berries of your choice. Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries – use whatever fresh or frozen combo your heart desires! The berries get folded right into the creamy mixture, creating a perfectly balanced chilled dessert (or decadent fruit salad) that’s ideal for picnics, potlucks, or anytime you need a taste of summer.

The best part? This berries and cream salad couldn’t be easier to whip up. It’s just a few simple stirs and you’ve got a crowd-pleasing treat that’s bursting with fresh berry flavor. Make it ahead of time or quickly throw it together right before serving – either way, you’ll have an instant favorite on your hands.

Why You’ll Love This Easy Berries and Cream Salad

  • Only 4 simple ingredients required (plus your favorite berries!)
  • Highlights fresh, juicy berries in the most delicious creamy base
  • Light, fluffy, and perfectly sweetened – not too heavy or rich
  • Versatile to make with any fresh or frozen berry combo
  • Comes together in minutes with no baking required
  • Perfect for picnics, potlucks, showers, and summer parties
  • A guaranteed crowd-pleasing dessert or fruit salad

Berries and Cream Salad Ingredients

  • Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • Frozen Whipped Topping (like Cool Whip), thawed
  • Frozen Mixed Berries (or fresh berries)

How to Make Berries and Cream Salad

  • In a large bowl, combine the dry pudding mix and Greek yogurt until well blended.
  • Fold in the thawed whipped topping until fully incorporated.
  • Add in the frozen berries and gently fold to evenly distribute throughout the creamy mixture.
  • For best texture, let the frozen berries sit at room temperature for 10 minutes before folding into the salad. This allows them to thaw just slightly.
  • You can serve the salad immediately while the berries are still partially frozen, or let it chill for a few hours until fully thawed.
  • Give it a stir right before serving. Top with extra berries and mint if desired.

Tasty Variations on Berries and Cream Salad

  • Use any combination of fresh or frozen berries like strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, etc.
  • Swap the vanilla pudding for cheesecake, lemon, or other flavored pudding mixes
  • Add a dash of fresh lemon or orange zest for bright citrus notes
  • Fold in slivered almonds, toasted coconut, or crushed graham crackers for crunch
  • Top with a sprinkle of brown sugar or drizzle of honey for extra sweetness
  • Make it a parfait by layering with granola or pound cake

No matter how you dress it up, this easy berries and cream salad is sure to be a hit! It’s the perfect way to let fresh summer berries take the spotlight in the most luscious, creamy way. Simple to make yet always a crowd favorite, it’s the ideal no-fuss dessert or refreshing fruity side for all your warm weather occasions. Grab those berries and get mixing!

Berries and Cream Salad

When fresh berries are in season, you’ll want to find every excuse to incorporate their sweet, juicy deliciousness into all your favorite dishes. This incredible 4-ingredient berries and cream salad is the perfect way to let those luscious little gems take center stage.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Berries, Cream Salad
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 3.4 oz box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 32 oz container vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 8 oz container frozen whipped topping like Cool Whip, thawed
  • 24 oz 2 12-oz bags frozen mixed berries (or fresh berries)

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the dry pudding mix and Greek yogurt. Stir until well blended.
  • Fold in the thawed whipped topping until fully incorporated.
  • Add in the frozen berries and gently fold to evenly distribute throughout the creamy mixture.
  • Note: For best texture, let frozen berries sit at room temp for 10 minutes before folding in. This allows them to thaw slightly.
  • Serve salad immediately while berries are still partially frozen, or let chill for a few hours until fully thawed.
  • Give it a stir right before serving. Top with extra berries and mint if desired.

Notes

  • Can use any combination of fresh or frozen berries like strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries.
  • Salad can be made up to 1 day ahead and stored covered in the refrigerator.
  • Get creative with mix-ins like nuts, coconut, graham crackers, citrus zest, brown sugar or honey.

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