Colombian Mango Delight

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

Mango is so good! Try it in this Colombian inspired dish! This makes a wonderful dessert, surrounded by fresh fruit. This must be refrigerated for about 2-3 hours before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 (1/4 ounce) packets unflavored gelatin
  • 5 medium very ripe mangoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated skim milk
  • 2 cups light whipped topping


  1. Put the orange juice into a small heat-proof bowl and sprinkle the gelatin over it.
  2. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Peel mangoes, cut fruit from pits and puree in blender or food processor.
  4. You should have about 4 cups of puree.
  5. Transfer puree to a large mixing bowl and stir in the sugar and evaporated milk.
  6. Warm the juice and gelatin over a bowl of hot water until liquid and smooth.
  7. Whisk the gelatin into the mango mixture.
  8. Stir in the whipped topping.
  9. Fill a 10 cup mold with cold water and pour all the water out.
  10. Fill the mold with the mango mixture, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until set, at least 2 to 3 hours.
  11. To serve, wrap a warm, damp towel around the mold.
  12. Invert a serving plate over the mold and, holding plate and mold together, turn plate upright.
  13. Lift the mold away carefully.
  14. Garnish with fresh fruit if desired.
  15. Serve cold.
  16. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

definetely easy to do if you're not too handy in the kitchen..and tasted pretty decent :-)

AnitaBlake December 10, 2009

This made such a nice light refreshing dessert! I made mine in an 8-inch springform pan (my poor ring mold was all rusted). I think next time I might try it with a juice other than orange -- maybe pineapple or mango nectar instead. Thanks for posting! Made for ZWT4

Muffin Goddess June 23, 2008

Sharon, This was absolutely CREAMY DREAMY! A very easy dessert to put together.

Rita~ February 28, 2003