Mango and vanilla parfait

I love mangoes, and all things mango. This is a great dessert to prepare in advance if you’re having guests over. Serves 6.

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Mango parfait
250g mango puree
2 tablespoons sugar syrup
80ml milk
3 egg yolks
170ml whipping cream

Vanilla parfait
80ml milk
1 vanilla bean
50g caster sugar
3 egg yolks
170ml whipping cream

Making it
For the mango parfait
1. Mix the mango puree with the sugar syrup
2. Whisk milk, sugar, and egg yolks together in a bowl over boiling water unil the mixture thickens. Set aside and allow to cool.
3. Whip the cream until soft peaks form. Gently fold the cream and mango puree into the egg yolk mixture
4. Divide among your serving glasses and place in the freezer for 2-3 hours. Once frozen, make the vanilla parfait

For the vanilla parfait
1. Cut the vanilla bean down the centre. In a small pot over low heat, place the milk and vanilla bean. Bring to a gentle simmer for 1-2 minutes then remove from heat set aside for 10 minute.
2. Whisk milk, sugar, and egg yolks together in a bowl over boiling water unil the mixture thickens. Set aside and allow to cool.
3. Whip the cream until soft peaks form. Gently fold the cream with the vanilla mixture.
4. Pour over the top of the frozen mango parfait, and return to freezer for at least another 2 hours.

Serve as is or garnish with some fresh chopped mango on top.

2 thoughts on “Mango and vanilla parfait

  1. chocolatesuze

    I am so freaking happy that summer season is just around the corner because it means mangoes are back! this looks like the perfect dessert for summer!

    Reply

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