Ambrosia Filling



enough for one 4-layer cake

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


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


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

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

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