Mango Pudding

Mango Pudding

If I didn’t cook from the books I buy in such abundance there wouldn’t be any excuses for my compulsiveness, at least in my husband’s eyes. But since I use the books I purchase, everybody is happy. Especially when a dessert turns out so wonderfully flavorful, creamy, refreshing, and eye-appealing. The pudding recipe is from Sherry Yard’s “Desserts by the Yard”. I must emphasize it is ridiculously easy to make, and highly addictive. Two of us gobbled up a couple of servings each and only the finally woken up consciousness forced us to stop and leave some for our kid to try. He loved it too, he ate the pudding for his breakfast next morning with very impressive enthusiasm.

I’m submitting the mango pudding photo as an entry to “Click-Yellow for Bri”, a special edition of a monthly theme-based photography contest in honor of Briana Brownlow, hosted by Jugalbandi.

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Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup cold water
  • 2 ¼ tsp powdered gelatin
  • 1 cup heavy cream, divided (1/2 cup will be whipped and used for serving)
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups mango puree (about 3 large ripe mangoes, peeled, diced, and pureed)
  • 2 tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped crystallized ginger, for serving

Preparation:

Pour the cold water into a bowl and sprinkle on the gelatin. Allow to soften for 2 minutes.

Combine ½ cup of the heavy cream and the sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat, add the gelatin mixture, and whisk together until the gelatin has completely dissolved. Whisk in the condensed milk, mango puree, orange juice, lemon juice, and salt. Strain into six 6-oz glasses or bowls, cover, and chill in the refrigerator.

Using a hand mixer, whip the remaining ½ cup heavy cream to soft or medium peaks, as desired. Just before serving, top the pudding with some whipped cream and sprinkle with the crystallized ginger.

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11 Responses to “Mango Pudding”

  1. Looks so perfect!

  2. what does it feel like to create something so perfect? i fear i’ll never know. it looks fabulously delicious!

  3. Mango’s absolutely one of my favourite fruits! I miss it now that we’re in winter. There’s nothings that screams of tropical summer like a boxful of fragrant, juicy, sweet mango. And I can see that the texture of your mango pudding’s the perfect combination of creamy and succulent!

  4. thank you for a beautiul click.

  5. Vera,

    Thank you for the recipe. It’s easy to make and the result is fenomenal!!!

  6. Marija, Grace, Christy, Bee, thank you very much for such lovely comments! I’m touched.

    And special thanks to Olya for coming back and leaving the feedback. It’s so great to know that the recipes I post are needed and appreciated! Thank you.

  7. That’s a beautiful click! Great site, added you on my blogroll. Loved the hedgehog cake idea too!

  8. Saw your opera cake on DMBLGIT. But I had to comment on this because I love mangoes!

  9. Nidhi, thank you for your kind words. And for adding me to your blog roll, too:)

    Veron, we love mangoes together!

  10. I’m looking for a “tropical” filling for those little chocolate cups. Do you think the flavor of this pudding would blend well with the dark chocolate?? The texture looks great!

  11. I’m sure it will be great. Don’t skip the crystallized ginger; chop it finely and sprinkle over the pudding. Please, let me know how you like it.

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