24 Apr 2012

My vintage kitchen : Ambrosia

You know when you craving to eat something sweet, but quite sweet? And if have childhood taste, even better?

It was exactly what happened to me yesterday. I opened the refrigerator and throw some eggs ; in half an hour I had my dessert ready to be devoured.

Ambrosia was the favorite my grandfather's dessert. I also learned to appreciate, with all its sweetness as my grandfather had.

     A delight for all those that bring you very good remembrances.


  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 500 ml of milk

Optional: grated lemon zest or cinnamon and cloves


    Place water and sugar in a large saucepan and bring to a boil until forming a thin syrup.
    Beat the eggs with a beater and mix with milk
    Put this mixture the syrup and cook over medium heat without stirring until thickened. Take care not to stick to the bottom of the pan.
    Stir and cook a few more minutes
    Leads to a compote dish and serve chilled


    Barbara Palmisano said...


    Mari said...

    I say Lovely too! I must taste it.

    kankana said...

    WOW this must be the easiest dessert I came across and I seriously got to give this a try :)

    My Little Space said...

    Yummmm.... my girl will love this too! Your pictures always look amazing.
    Have a great day, dear.

    Javier said...

    He disfrutado mucho paseando por el blog con todas las fotos y las recetas

    A veces apetece algo dulce y nada mejor que tu propuesta


    Nicole said...

    It looks delicious. You have lovely photos!

    Hannah said...

    I've never had ambrosia before but this post makes it sound delicious!

    Sylvia said...

    Thank you for your kind words

    Aldy @ Al Dente Gourmet said...

    Gorgeous dessert, Sylvia. And lovely clicks as always :)

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