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Friday, March 27, 2009

Mango Fool African Dessert

Mango Fool African Dessert

Mango Fool African Dessert


We begin the introduction of African sweets with a classic east African treat, mango fool. Fools are a popular African dessert by way of Great Britain and are fresh puree fruit folded into whipped cream. This African dessert recipe is super 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 African Dessert


Mango Fool African Dessert


Cote d'Ivoire (formerly the Ivory Coast)

Yields 4 servings

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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