Crema de Mango - A delicious Mango dessert
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 12
  • 4 pounds (about 5) ripe mangoes
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 11/2 cup heavy cream, whipped
  • 1 cup diced pecans
  • 2 large oranges, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 4 (or more) tablespoons sugar
  • Garnishes: Maraschino cherries and fresh mint leaves
DIRECTIONS
  1. Peel, seed and pur'e mangoes with lime juice in a food processor. Transfer mango pur'e to a large bowl, fold in the whipped cream, pecans and orange pieces. Weeten to taste with sugar. Spoon into dessert bowls. Chill thoroughly. Serve decorated with maraschino cherries and fresh mint leaves. Yield 12 servings.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
We found this delightful recipe in the Sheraton World Cookbook, and this particular dessert is one of many being served at the Maria Isabel Sheraton-Hotel in Mexico City.