The 1-Minute Chef (Creamy Mango Mousse)

Creamy Mango Mousse

Also called a "fool" which is an old-fashioned English dessert of puréed fruit folded into whipped cream. This heavenly mousse treat can help keep you cool on the hot "dog days" of summer.


  • 4 to 5 ripe mangos, peeled and chopped (about 6 cups)
  • 2 Tablespoons orange Juice
  • Juice of 1 lime (about 2 Tablespoons)
  • ²⁄3 cup ( 5-fluid ounce can) of evaporated milk
  • Fresh mint sprigs (optional)


Place mango pulp, orange juice and lime juice in a blender; cover and blend until smooth. Tranfer to a bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or until well-chilled.

Pour evaporated milk into a small mixer bowl; place beaters into the mixture. Freeze for about 30 minutes or until ice crystals form around the edge of the bowl. Next, beat evaporated on high for two to three minutes or until soft peaks form. Fold immediately into the chilled mango mixture. Spoon into stemmed glasses, and top with a mint sprig. Serve immediately

Other Sugguestions to add:

Raspberry topping (as a purée, as a raspberry mousse, or fresh fruit topping)

Top with Kiwi

Vanilla Mousse

Red Chili Pepper

Mandarine Oranges (as a purée, as an orange mousse, or fresh fruit topping)

Top with Whipped Cream

Feel Free to Experiment.

More by this Author

  • The Legend of Codex Gigas or "The Devil's Bible"

    The pages are allegedly made from the skins of 160 donkeys, the Codex Gigas, is the world's largest and the most mysterious medieval manuscript. According to the Codex legend, this disturbingly beautiful text sprang...

  • TV Dinners: The Golden Years

    What could be more American than sitting in front of the flickering television set with the warm glow back-lit against the wall from the walnut incased picture tube? Then sitting with a clanky metal TV tray in...

  • Dammit! Dam Things! Troll Dolls

    When Thomas Dam, a poor Danish woodworker, carved the first Troll doll from wood in 1959, he had no idea what he had unleased onto this world. The reason Dam carved that first Troll doll was that he could not...


No comments yet.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.

    Click to Rate This Article