What’s better than indulging in mangoes to celebrate summer? Tring out mango desserts! These recipes by Rajesh Yadav, Pastry Chef, Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport, are a perfect treat for your family over the weekend. Make sure to use the freshest of mangoes for these recipes.

Mango Cheese Cake
Ingredients 
Cream cheese 4 cups
Icing Sugar 3 cups
Eggs Yolks 4 nos
Corn Flour 1 tbsp
Mango Pulp 1 cup
Refined Flour 1 tbsp
Fresh cream 1 cup
Vanilla essence 2 tsp
Cookie Crum 1 cup
Butter ½ cup
Fresh Mangoes 2 cups

Method:

• Preheat the oven to 130C. Grease and line the base of a cake tin.
• Place the biscuits in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin to fine crumbs.
• Melt the butter and add the biscuit crumbs, stir to combine. Place in the base of the cake tin and spread in an even layer, then flatten
• Bake in the oven for 10 minutes until golden. Remove and leave to cool while you prepare the filling.
• In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese and sugar until smooth then add the sour cream, mango pulp, Vanilla Essence and flour. Gradually add the eggs and vanilla essence beating well between each addition.
• Pour the cream cheese mix on to the biscuit base then bake in the oven for 45 minutes at 130C. The cheesecake should be just set with a slight wobble and should still be cream on top with just a slight golden hint around the edges.
• Pour the cream cheese mix on to the biscuit base then bake in the oven for 45 minutes at 130C. The cheesecake should be just set with a slight wobble and should still be cream on top with just a slight golden hint around the edges.
• Once the oven is cool you can remove the cheesecake to cool completely before removing from the tin.
• Garnish it with nicely cut fresh mangoes.

Mango Pastry (Photo credit: Holiday Inn Mumbai)

Mango Pastry

Ingredients 
Eggs 5 nos
Sugar 1 cup
Refined Flour 1 cup
Vanilla Essence 2 tsp
Whipped Cream 2 cup
Mango pulp ½ cup
Fresh cut Mangoes ½ cup
Sugar Syrup 3 tbsp

Method:
• Whisk eggs and sugar together till it rises in volume.
• Sieve flour and coco powder together.
• Once the volume is increased add in vanilla essence and fold the flour slowly into the batter.
• Pour the batter in half kg mould and bake at 180 degree Celsius for 15 minutes
• Once the sponge is cooled cut them into layers.
• Make mango cream using mango pulp and whipped cream.
• Layer the sponge with mango cream and fresh cut mangoes.

Note-
• Soak the sponge with sugar syrup.
• Pour mango pulp or glaze on top and keep it for resting in a chiller.
• Once cool cut in shape of pastry and garnish with freshly cut mangoes and mint leaves.