Creamy Ginger Mango Dessert


A dessert with a wow-effect, but ready in about 15 minutes, don't we all want that? Surprise your guests with a creamy ginger mango dessert.

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Creamy ginger mango dessert
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2015-06-04, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 15 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 22-03-2021

15 minutes 4 people Desserts
Creamy ginger mango dessert


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  • 1 mango
  • 200 gram curd cheese/quark (or any other type, like Greek yoghurt)
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2  cup sugar
  • 1 small piece of ginger root
  • 6 plain cookies
  • Optional: mint leaves for garnish
Creamy ginger mango dessert ingredients
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  • Cutting board & chef's knife
  • Potato peeler
  • Small saucepan
  • Whisk and bowl
  • (immersion) Blender

Creamy Ginger Mango Dessert

15 minutes 4 people Desserts

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Creamy ginger mango dessert
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Making the dessert -- 15 minutes

Make a simple syrup by heating the water and sugar in a small saucepan. Peel the ginger root and slice into thin strips. Cook the ginger strips in the simple syrup for about 15 minutes on medium-low heat.

Peel the mango and slice a little bit in beautiful pieces for garnish. Blend the rest of the mango using a rod mixer or blender and make sure it's really smooth by pressing it through a fine sieve.  

Mix the pureed mango with the curd cheese and add some powdered sugar to taste. Divide the mixture into 4 pretty glasses.  crumble the plain cookies and add them on top of the mango dessert.

Finish it off with the mango pieces and the sugared ginger strips. To make it even more pretty, we added mint leaves.

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