Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

In Greek mythology, ambrosia is defined as the "food of the gods" and was supposed to impart immortality. While we are not certain what ingredients were used by the ancients in ambrosia, the poet Ibicus described it as "nine times sweeter than honey".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Cover and refrigerate.


Most Helpful

Easy but very impressive: I serve this chilled in dessert glasses. Very versatile recipe. If you can't find fresh coconut, about 3/4 cup of sweetened flaked coconut will do, and even omitting the cherries works. Thanks for a keeper, Rita!

BecR April 17, 2005

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