This pudding salad is amazing.
Plain as day. That’s my opinion. Pudding salad rocks. You heard it here first.
Let’s face it. Using better-for-you ingredients is something that should be striven for on a daily basis. And that is my intention—providing food for my own family that is full of ingredients that are better-for-you choices. That’s something to strive for and to be proud of.
So yes, this recipe calls for a lot of berries. Because they are good for you, right? And if I’m going to be making a dessert with pudding, I might as well include a bunch of healthy berries.
You know I love that, right? Who wouldn’t?
I whipped up a fantastic Lemon Berry Salad Pudding recipe!
Okay, now this is seriously one of my favorite dessert salads ever. However, this time I decided to use lemon pudding, and a lot more berries, to add the perfect bit of sweetness without adding many extra calories to this delicious recipe.
Give me a spoon and I’ll dig right in, because Lemon Pudding. And Berries.
Fruit pudding is something that I’ve been making for years. It’s like a tradition. Summertime. Fruit pudding. As simple as that.
How to make Lemon Berry Salad…
And there’s always a quick and easy trifle recipe. With chocolate. Because you know we love chocolate.
Well, this is just about the quickest fruit salad recipe you can imagine.
I classify this salad more along the lines of a dessert menu item because it has pudding in it. And who doesn’t LOVE pudding for dessert? Especially when it comes full of juicy, delicious berries that are just ready to be enjoyed?
The steps to make our berry pudding salad are really simple, and we’ve adapted the recipe from our own Paradise Fruit Pudding recipe.
- Mix together 2 (1 ounce) packages of fat free lemon pudding with 3 cups of milk.
- Add in a 10-ounce container of whipped topping.
- Slice up strawberries to make 3 cups and combine with one cup of blueberries.
- Pour berries into the pudding mixture and stir to combine.
- Top with strawberry and lemon slices to garnish.
Trust me. Once you’ve tasted a fruit pudding salad, you will totally understand why my family is so infatuated with it. It’s one of those classic recipes of summer that is easy to throw together and has just become part of what is expected for summer food fare.
A summer without fruit or berry pudding is incomplete—and we wouldn’t want that, would we?
What is your favorite lightly-sweetened summer dessert?