Mango, honey and cream fool recipe

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Looking for quick and easy recipes? Try this mango, honey and cream dessert from Woman's Weekly and it uses fresh mangos so it's not too naughty either

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  • healthy
  • healthy
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories285 Kcal14%
Fat21 g30%

If you're looking for a really quick and easy dessert, this one's perfect and has fresh mangos in it so it's not too naughty either.


  • 2cardamom pods, crushed, seeds removed
  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and stoned
  • 150ml (¼ pint) double cream
  • 250g pot plain yogurt
  • Finely grated zest and juice of ½ lime
  • 1-2tbsp clear honey




  1. Crush the cardamom seeds lightly, using a pestle and mortar, or the end of a rolling pin in a small bowl.
  2. Purée the mango flesh in a food processor until smooth.
  3. Whisk the cream to soft peaks. Stir in the yogurt and whisk a little more until thickened. Fold in the lime zest, juice, crushed seeds and honey.
  4. Spoon alternate layers of the creamy mixture and the mango purée into the glasses and decorate with more lime zest. Serve chilled. (Not suitable for freezing).
Top Tip for making Mango, honey and cream fool

Woman's Weekly cookery editor Sue McMahon says: Instead of layering the creamy mixture and the mango purée, try stirring them both together gently to create a ripple effect.


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