Mango season has arrived, and with it, our inner Julia Child. Fruit may be delicious on its own, but it’s also very versatile when it comes to desserts.
Try these amazing mango recipes at home and treat your taste buds to a whole host of tropical delights.
Mango desserts you can make at home today:
This is one of the easiest ways to make a delicious mango dessert. This bright and creamy mango mousse is the perfect dessert for a special occasion or a last minute sweet craving. This is egg-free, requires no cooking, and can be easily made from scratch. All you need is fresh mangoes, cream, sugar and voila! You have a delicious batch ready.
Mango meringue cake
Then this creamy mango dessert has a world of goodness. Packed with the tanginess of lemon zest and mango juice, along with thick layers of mascarpone cheese and mango puree in between, this cake is topped with a delicious layer of meringue. Even with its complex taste, it’s quite easy to make, and that’s what makes this dessert such a bargain.
It’s a great low-calorie dessert to satisfy your mango cravings this summer. Creamy mango sorbet is the best way to beat the heat. Combining the flavors of sweet mangoes and tart lime, you’ll only need three ingredients for this mango dessert: mango, lime, and sugar. If you want to keep your sorbet to enjoy later, here is a pro tip from the recipe. Add a little alcohol to the sorbet so that it does not become too icy.
Moist cake, sweet mangoes, chocolate whipped cream and crispy macadamia nuts! What’s not to love about this recipe since it’s one of the most delicious mango desserts around! Take a bite and you’ll be transported to a world of mango goodness! You can either use a store-bought cake or make your own. As long as you pile the cake with layers of mango and fluffy chocolate whipped cream, you’re good! Top with some chopped macadamia nuts to add some crunch to this dessert.
Classic Mango Mochi
It is a tangy, sweet and refreshing mango dessert that is easy to prepare and stands out for its taste. Mochi is a classic Japanese dessert made from glutinous rice flour. To do this, you first cover the mango filling with a moist mochi cake, then roll them into balls of mango mochi and cover them with shredded coconut, and your summer dessert is ready!
Mango and coconut panna cotta
Panna cotta is an Italian classic, a fondant dessert with sweet cream thickened with gelatin. This decadent mango dessert is a mixture of mango cream and coconut cream, then topped with mango slices and mint leaves. It’s not the easiest dessert to make, but the effort will be worth it once it’s ready!
What’s not to love about a pie? Salty and buttery crumble, decadent filling and an explosion of flavors in the mouth. This one will probably be one of your all-time favorite mango desserts. This mango pie is made with a crumbly buttery shortbread crust, creamy custard filling, and sweet, juicy mangoes. Winner!
Cheesecakes are a favorite in any season. Adding a few mangoes to this already perfect dessert will only kick its goodness up a notch. This cheesecake is a mix of decadent mango and cream cheese filling and a buttery crust loaded with lots of mangoes. What makes this mango dessert even better is that it’s a no-bake cheesecake.
Mango ice cream
The good old classic you can never go wrong with. Sure, you’ve had store-bought mango ice cream your whole life, but the joy of making something this good and this easy at home is unmatched. The best part? You don’t need to have an ice cream maker for this. All you need are mangoes, condensed milk and cream for this quick, easy, yet delicious ice cream! Mango desserts don’t get any better and easier than this.
Mango ice cream cake
You can make this Filipino dessert at home, which is not only delicious but also easy to prepare. You need graham crackers, whipped cream, sweetened condensed milk and fresh mangoes for this twist on the classic Filipino dessert Crema de Fruta. Assemble the layers and refrigerate them overnight.
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This article was first published on Lifestyle Asia India.