Quick and easy Ambrosia

Jan 11, 2021
This unique dessert is the perfect treat to share with family and friends! Source: Getty.

This classic Kiwi dish is a staple at barbecues thanks to its easy assembly and crowd-pleasing flavours. There are plenty of different versions out there, but we love this one for its burst of juicy mandarin and pretty colours.

Serves 8


  • 1 packet marshmallows
  • 1 punnet strawberries
  • 2 mandarins
  • 500ml thickened cream
  • 1kg yoghurt (any flavour)
  • Maraschino cherries, to serve


  1. Cut marshmallows and Strawberries in half. Peel, deseed and chop mandarins into small pieces.
  2. Whip cream until soft peaks form. Add yoghurt to cream and mix gently to combine.
  3. Add marshmallows and fruit to cream mixture and stir to combine. Spoon mixture into either a large glass bowl or individual serving bowls or glasses.
  4. Leave in fridge to set for a minimum of 4-5 hours (best overnight) or until marshmallows have softened. Serve topped with Maraschino cherries.

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