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Ambrosia Filling

Yield enough for one 4-layer cake


  • 1 orange
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup currants
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

How to Make It

  1. Grate orange rind; set aside. Remove seeds from orange. Grind orange; set aside.

  2. Combine cream, egg yolks, and sugar in a saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in butter.

  3. Stir in orange rind and pulp. Add coconut, currants, and pecans, mixing well. Let cool completely.

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