Frog Eye Salad
Frog Eye Salad is a sweet, pudding-based fruit salad that can be made with convenient ingredients or homemade whipping cream, we call it a salad just as an excuse to have two desserts! Sweet, chewy, and decadent, who knew Frogs' Eyes could taste so good!
Servings 24 servings
For the pasta:
- 16 ounces acini di pepe pasta
For the custard:
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 3/4 cups pineapple juice unsweetened
- 2 eggs beaten
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
For the salad:
- 11 ounces mandarin oranges drained
- 20 ounce pineapple tidbits drained
- 20 ounce crushed pineapple drained
- 8 ounce frozen whipped topping thawed
- 1 cup miniature marshmallows
- 1 cup shredded coconut
To make the custard:
Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisk together sugar, flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pineapple juice, and eggs.
Cook until thickened, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, add lemon juice, cover, and chill at least 30 minutes.
To assemble the salad:
In a large bowl, combine the pasta, custard, mandarin oranges, pineapple, and whipped topping. Mix well and refrigerate at least 30 minutes or overnight. Before serving, add marshmallows and coconut and toss to combine.
Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 149IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg