Papaya and Mango With Mango Cream

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This recipe was in an Around the World cookbook I have. Posted for the Africa region of Zaar World Tour 2006. Cook time is chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Take one thick slice from the mango and, while still on the skin, slash the flesh with a sharp knife in a criss-cross pattern to make cubes.
  2. Turn the piece of mango inside-out and cut away the cubed flesh from the skin.
  3. Place in a bowl, mash with a fork to a pulp, and then add the cream and mix together well. Spoon into a freezer container and freeze for about 1-1 1/2 hours, or until half frozen.
  4. Meanwhile, put the apricots and orange juice in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and then simmer gently until the apricots are soft, adding a little more juice or water if necessary, so that the apricots remain moist. Remove the pan from the heat and set aside to cool.
  5. Chop or dice the remaining mangoes and place in a bowl.
  6. Cut the papaya in half, remove the seeds and peel. Dice the flesh and add to the mango.
  7. Pour the apricot sauce over the fruit and gently toss to coat.
  8. Stir the half-frozen mango cream a few times until spoonable, but not soft.
  9. Serve the fruit topped with the mango cream.


Most Helpful

Honestly, I had reservations about making this dish but I needed to use some mangos and papaya quickly and Kim127 hasn't let me down yet. I'm so glad that I did try it! Not only was it easy to prepare it was a scrumptious dessert. I added plantain and used unsulphured, unsweetened apricots and threw on a few cashews just because I was in South Africa! :) ZWT4 with the Babes traipsing around Africa.

sassafrasnanc June 30, 2008

Great and very tasty! Love the combination of fruit in this recipe - some of my favs. It made a really yummy treat. Made for ZWT4 for the Tastebud Tickling Travellers.

Lainey6605 June 22, 2008

Great, great mix of flavors with this dessert! Definitely used the OJ in the apricot sauce, & that, along with the mango cream, made for a wonderful taste treat! Thanks for sharing your recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed in 1-2-3 Hit Wonders cooking game]

Sydney Mike May 12, 2008

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