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Pro Tips and African Recipes

The African Gourmet has all the best quick & easy dinners for delicious meals on a busy night. Skillet suppers. Easy lunches. Everyday Meals. Easy African Desserts. From our African kitchens to yours, all the tips, advice and recipes you need to make life more delicious, from everyday dinners and desserts to special occasion African feasts.

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Fool Dessert

Fool Dessert
The most simple dessert recipe from colonial Africa to make for friends tonight.

How to Make Mango Fool Dessert

We begin with a classic treat mango fool. Fools are a popular dessert by way of Great Britain into Africa and are fresh puree fruit folded into whipped cream. This dessert recipe is simple just remember that ripe mangos make the best mango fool.

Note

How to fold:
Use a rubber spatula to gently slice through the mixture working in a circular motion while turning the bowl slowly. Folding gives the final product a light and airy texture while stirring will deflate your fool.


Banana Fool Dessert

Mango Fool African Dessert from Côte d'Ivoire (formerly the Ivory Coast)
Prep Time: 10 minutes Chill Time: 4 Hours Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

Yields 4 servings

Ingredients
1 cup mango puree
1 teaspoon cardamom
1/4 teaspoon cloves
2 cups whipped topping

Directions
In a small bowl mix well mango puree, cardamom and cloves. Then carefully fold mango puree mixture into the whipped topping. Chill at least 4 hours before serving. For a pretty presentation, serve fool in wine glasses and top with a sprig of fresh mint dark and white chocolate shavings.



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