Desserts · Mango

Mango Sponge Cake

I have been experimenting a lot to get the perfect, soft and spongy mango cake where the mango flavour shines. Often I find that the mango flavour is totally lost in the cake. I came across this method of cooking the mango puree in a baking group on facebook and it totally works. I had to tweak my regular sponge cake recipe quite a bit to achieve this but the result is spectacular. Perfect amount of sweetness, mango flavour being the hero, soft and spongy! 
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Beverages · Mango

Batido De Papaya Y Mango (Latin American Papaya And Mango Smoothie)

Batido also known as “Licuado” is a Latin American beverage similar to a smoothie which is made with milk, fruit and crushed ice. They are also sometimes called “preparados”. The main difference between a licuado and an American-style smoothie is that licuados use a milk base with ice, whereas smoothies use fruit juice in combination with yogurt.
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Desserts · Italian · Mango

Mango Lime Granita

It is officially mango season! The most apt thing for this summer seemed to be this mango and lime granita. Granita is a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings. Originally from Sicily, it is available all over Italy in somewhat different forms. Granita is very versatile and can be flavoured with almost any fruit like strawberry, lime, watermelon, mango.
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Desserts · Mango

Mango Fudge Cake With Mango Glaze

How could I possibly not make a cake using ripe, succulent mangoes during mango season? This is not your ordinary sponge cake but it is a rich, dense mango fudge cake. It is a celebration of mangoes and it goes incredibly well with hazelnut praline, so I made it once again for this cake.  🙂
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