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[6th contest] Mango Tart

Updated: Apr 29

A colourful spring dessert. Full of flavour and to die for. Made with a pie crust of almonds and a vibrant yellow filing of mangoes, turmeric, coconut and agar agar! Simple dessert for any occasion. Fun dessert for the Easter Holidays or afternoon tea treat. โ€œGo on, I dare you to have a slice!โ€ ๐Ÿ˜‹

โ˜…Funfact!

Mango tart is free from unrefined sugars Mangoes contain high levels of vitamin C, fibre and pectin making it a perfect fruit that helps in controlling high cholesterol level. Another benefit of eating mangoes is that it cleanses your skin from deep inside your body. It treats pores and gives a glow to your skin. This tart also contains Agar Agar has many nutritional benefits including calcium, folate, fiber and manganese.

โ˜… DETAILS

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 1 hour Cooling Time: 3 hours Total Time (prep + cooking + cooling): 4 and 15 minutes

Serves for 6 people


โ˜…SUITABLE DIET

Vegan, diary-free, gluten-free and vegetarian


โ˜… INGREDIENTS

Pie crust ingredients

1/4 cup of flaked almonds or almond flour

1/4 of plain all purpose flour or gluten-free flour

25 grams soft vegan butter

Pinch of sea salt

1 teaspoon of powdered organic sugar

5 tablespoons of distilled water

Parchment paper and rolling pin


Mango filing

1/2 cup of full fat coconut cream

1 mango pureed

1 teaspoon of cardamom powder

1 teaspoon of turmeric powder

1 teaspoon of vanilla

2 tablespoons of maple syrup (optional)

1 teaspoon of gluten-free organic corn flour or tapioca

1 teaspoons of Agar agar


โ˜… INSTRUCTIONS


1. Preheat the oven to 400ยฐF (200ยฐC).


2. Add dry ingredient to a mixing bowl: Almond flour and plain flour


3. Add powder sugar with a pinch of salt


4. Add vegan butter (very soft at room temperature) to the dry ingredients


5. Rub vegan butter well into the flour mixture


6. Add distilled water a little at a time. Slowly forming the ingredient to a dough


7. Add dough to parchment paper. Knead for 2 minutes before rolling out the pastry.


8 Add pastry to a non-stick quiche tin with removable base 300mm


9. Place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes


10. Remove from the fridge, place baking beans to the pastry and bake for 15 minutes.

Remove pastry from the oven and set aside whilst making the tart filling


11. For the filing add coconut cream to a saucepan with cardamom pod and vanilla followed by corn flour.


12. Whisk into a light custard


13. Puree the mango and add this to the coconut custard


14. Mix the mango and coconut custard.


15. Add Agar Agar to the mixture. Mix well until the Agar Agar is well dissolved.


16. Pour the filing ingredient to the pastry case


17 Leave to until cooled


18. Place in the fridge for 4 hours or overnight for best results.

Decorations


Mango roses / Edibles rose / Dragon fruit

(this is optional! Delicious on itโ€™s own)


โ€ป Store in the fridge and use within 3 days. Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚โค

โ˜… ABOUT CHEF

Monica - Nutritiouslymonica